Lot 417United States ‘The Enchanter’ Advertising Poster c1880s attractive...

Auction Date: 20/10/2015 at 10:30 am

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United States ‘The Enchanter’ Advertising Poster c1880s attractive multi-coloured tobacco-trade for the Watson and McGill Tobacco Company, Petersburg, Virginia. “The Enchanter” Poster features a garlanded shepherd boy playing a pipe with a flask slung over his shoulder. The object of his affection is a mature lady clad in a shift. The classical allusions of the scene are completed by the Arcadian setting, the odd looking sheep-dog and the sheep. Printed by A. Hoen and Co., Richmond, Virginia. Size, 32.5 x 17.5cm , in good condition

Hammer Price: £35.00

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