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    Black Americana Tin Sign "The Temptation of St. Anthony" This sign was used by "Paul Jones & Co., Louisville, Ky." as an advertisement. The scene depicts a black grandmother and grandfather with a small boy between them on his knees. The black woman is trying to get "Anthony" to eat the watermelon for refreshment and the man is trying to give him some of the "Paul Jones Whiskey." This particular tin graphic depiction is missing the advertising border which has been painted over. The detailed graphic appears nice and clean with some very minor surface scratches. Still very presentable although not as originally presented, this piece still has great appeal in the Black Americana area.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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