The cigar store Indian or wooden Indian is an advertisement figure, in the
likeness of a ... These carvings were called "Black Boys" or "Virginians" in the
Cigar store Indians were used instead of signs to signal that a store sold tobacco.
... The sculptures were sometimes called “Virginians” or “Virginnie men” to ...
History and photographs of East Coast Cigar Store Indians and the ... figures
called "Virginie Men" were placed on countertops to represent tobacco
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They are carved from a kiln dried hardwood called Monkey Pod. In addition to the
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Oct 21, 2006 ... A cigar store Indian sits outside the door of many cigar and tobacco shops. While
this can easily be viewed as an unwanted stereotype of the ...
Oct 4, 1996 ... Cloud of Controversy Thickens Over Statue / `Cigar store Indian' called insulting.
Glen Martin, Chronicle Staff Writer ...
The history and origin of the East Coast Cigar Store Indian Statue dates back to
England in 1617 when small wooden figures called "Virginie Men" were placed ...
Items 1 - 16 of 35 ... Wooden Cigar Store Indians, Native American hand carved Wooden ... However
it wasn't until 1617 that small wooden figures called "Virginie ...