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While looking through some old cards, I came across a picture of a
lady with her arm resting on a tiger. It was marked with the Savannah
Brewery, Savannah Ga. I was told that it originally came from a label
and that there was a mate to this with a lady and a lion. Could you
fill me in on any information that you might have.
From Beer Dave: This is a famous "Stock Art" piece. (Stock Art was a way to mass
produce advertising items.) It was very common to have a brewery in
Seattle, Texas, Wisconsin and Ohio all have basically the same advertising
piece. The only difference was usually the edge or rim were the
brewery's name and address were added. The woman and tiger was the most
common piece from Savannah Brewing Co. of Georgia. This brewery
operated from 1889 until 1915, when prohibition came to Georgia.
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