Winner Plug Tobacco
British-American Tobacco Company, Petersburg, Virginia advertising created by A. Hoen & Company. This is an early, original color ad for plug tobacco. Winner Plug Tobacco, depicts a fantasy steeplechase through a large stirrup. The advertising company, British-American Tobacco, was an amalgamation of Britain's Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. Large labels, such as this original example, were designed to be pasted onto crates and barrels of tobacco.