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August 2000

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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