Glasner - Barzen Distilling Co., Diplomat Whiskey Lithograph, Kansas City, MO 1905

DIPLOMAT WHISKEY LED THE WAY OUT WEST!

  I love this Victorian lithograph print from the Glasner-Barzen Distilling and Importing Whiskey Company based in Kansas City, MO.   This lithograph advertises their flagship brand, Diplomat Whiskey and says it is “Just Right”. It has always intrigued me why so many early whiskey lithograph brands used pretty woman in their advertising.  The Glasner-Barzen whiskey…

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A PEACOCK AND ALCOHOL?

One of the more intriguing advertising items I have found recently was the use of a peacock by the August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm, MN for their Malt Prohibition era drink. This beautiful lithograph features a pretty young woman staring admirably at a beautiful peacock which is standing next to her.   I was…

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