Cigar Store Indian
Artist/maker unknown, American
The image of the American Indian became popular in American art at the end of the nineteenth century, when the era of western settlement was drawing to a close. Already associated with the introduction of tobacco to Europeans, Native Americans were often depicted in American tobacco advertisements.
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