Featured here is a great image of the Old Virginia minstrel or quartet dance stage group. These characters are dressed for a play, and are surely characters in the play given their unusual dress or costumes. The Old Virginia Brand was one of the biggest selling tobacco brands for most of the 20th century era.Details
The Saint Bruno Standard Dark Flake Smoking Tobacco was a large seller for years, and still was in business as late as the 1970’s being sold in tobacco shops all around the European area as well as inside the United States. This particular metal sign is very colorful, and certainly would have garnered the attention of any casual visitor in the signs vicinity. The brand was advertised as Virginia Smooth, although it was manufactured in Dublin, Ireland.