MEDIA
Virginia Tobacco
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Eighteenth-nineteenth century
Medium: Wood-block print
Publisher: Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Tobacco

A Virginia Indian in a headdress holds a bow in one hand and tobacco leaves in the other. This wood-block image was used by an English company on tobacco labels to advertise its "Best Virginia" product. Tobacco was the major cash crop for the English colonists in Virginia.

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