Print, Advertisement for a Beverage, late 19th century
Late-19th-century American consumers were obsessed with advertising—colorful trade cards, cigarette cards, and other prints became highly collectible objects. These advertisements present three brightly colored visions of the pleasures of social drinking, portraying elegantly dressed ballet dancers, happy gnomes, and refined Victorian women.
It is credited
Gift of Harvey Smith.
Its dimensions are
51 × 38.1 cm (20 1/16 in. × 15 in.)
Cite this object as
Print, Advertisement for a Beverage, late 19th century; GERMANY & U.S.A.; lithograph on paper; 51 × 38.1 cm (20 1/16 in. × 15 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1967-59-25
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.