Stonewall Jackson. Vintage 19th Century Tobacco Crate Label
Representing a number of local manufacturers and the tastes they produced, the collection of vintage tobacco crate labels at the Library of Virginia are a unique reflection of the artistry showcased in nineteenth century advertisements. The brand featuring the most appealing and magnificently colored label was likely to outsell the competition, and a successful design would often be used for forty years or more.
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