McKinley Memorial Bas Relief Tobacco Premium - Cuba Big Brother
When President William McKinley was assassinated at the Pan-American
Exposition in 1901, the American people mourned the loss of their
leader who led them through the Spanish American War. Memorials
to the slain president were widespread. This bas relief was distributed
as a Memorial Day Souvenir by Cuba Big Brother Cigarros at a time
when Cuba was under US occupation. The relief is approx. 7"
x 8" on an original inscribed 9.5" x 12.5" mat.
On the reverse of the mat is the hanger with the manufacturer
of the premium's identification. Art Bas-Relief Manufactured by
Woodward & Tierman Co. St. Louis. There are some paint spots
on the reverse. This item is listed in the World Tobacco Index
(WTI) Part III, page 77. Click to view reverse
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