Spring Thaw Auction
Moerlein's National Export Chromolithograph Advertising Fan
Christian Moerlein Brewing
Dimensions: open about 9" x 9", closed about 4" x 5"
Date: circa early 1900s
Gorgeous condition, beautiful colors, very little wear.
Each heart shaped section of this fan features the same black and white back side advertising "Moerlein's National Export for sale at the Main Restaurant" and has a unique front, full color side: "It refreshes the traveler on top of the great Pyramid, with camels" "Bismarck drinks no other brand," with a Staffordshire Terrier, "Mohammed Ali enthusiastically proclaims the virtues of this beer to the favorites of his harem," and "the Fiji Cannibal enjoys it with his Missionary meal."
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