Garden Statues & Sculptures
Features: -Hand cast in "Pecan Shell" resin. -Hand finished. -Made in the USA. Product Type: -Statue. Style: -Traditional. Material: -Resin/Plastic. Theme: -People. Country of Manufacture: -Un
A cigar store Indian stands in the historic district of Fredericksburg, Virginia
This is a photograph of a common figure of Americana, a wooden Cigar store Indian. It is located on 40-block national historic district that embraces the downtown area of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Here can be found more than 350 buildings dating to the 18th and 19th centuries. The cigar store Indian is a common advertisement figure, in the likeness of an American Indian, made to represent European and American tobacconists over the last several centuries. Because of the general illiteracy of…
In addition to country store and advertising slated to cross the block Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2011 by Showtime Auctions, the sale will also include barber shop, coin-op, gambling, folk art, toys, banks, Coca-Cola and other soda, gum, candy, firearms and gunpowder, tobacciana, coffee, salesmen's samples, whiskey, breweriana, petroliana, automobilia, match safes and pedal cars. In a twist, the first day of the sale, Sept. 30, will be reserved for live bidding only, at the event in Ann Arbor, Mich.