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Mariposa Cigars, Puebla, Mexico

Cigars – Advertisement for the brand La Mariposa of the cigar factory of Antonio C. Vivo, Puebla. Center is a butterfly (swallow-tail) above a waterfall, both lined by column ornaments, at their sides a female Indian and a Mexican lady with Mercury baton. Tobacco plants, baggage and others more round the picture thematically off. Lithograph printed in brown at Victor Debray y Ca, México. C. 1900. Inscribed: LIT.DEBRAY Y CA MEXICO., otherwise as above. 11 × 14⅞ in (28.1 × 37.8 cm).

Offer no. 14,758 / EUR  158. (c. US$ 191.) + shipping


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