19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.
19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.

19th century tobacconist's carved and polychrome life-size advertising figure.

c. 1860 United Kingdom

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This rare life-size carved and polychrome painted tobacconist's figure in the form of a Scottish Highlander taking snuff.

Good, wear consistent with age.
The original of this particular Highland model reputedly stood outside a tobacconist in Edinburgh circa 1720 to signify that they not only supplied snuff and tobacco but that Jacobite supporters were welcome on the premises.
Dimensions
Height 70.00 inch (177.80 cm)
Width 19.00 inch (48.26 cm)
Depth 17.00 inch (43.18 cm)
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