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The Boss lager

The Boss lager

Item Information

Title:
The Boss lager
Description:
Advertising poster for Jacob Wirth Restaurant shows Jacob Wirth on top of large bottle of his own lager, with keg on left shoulder, holding seidel of beer in right hand. Bottle is strapped to back of rearing goat, man with white muttonchop whiskers pours beer for Uncle Sam, lower right. Jacob Wirth Restaurant pictured upper left with crowds trying to enter. Mob with three goats, left, with text balloon saying "No use! We can't Bock it. Let's get!"
Date:
1877
Format:
Posters
Prints
Genre:
Advertisements
Lithographs
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Print Department Collection
Subjects:
Beer
Brewing industry
Restaurants
Goats
Crowds
Extent:
1 print (poster) : lithograph, black & white
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (date):
Date written in ink on original.
Notes:
A. Trochsler & Co. Lith. Boston
Accession #:
07_06_000014