Women in Latin countries have always smoked, so label featuring languishing señoritas smoking a cigar or cigarette were popular. By 1920, the women were more exotic, sleeker, more fashionable...and smoking cigarettes.

        All these are on boxes in the Cigar History Museum.  More illustrations coming.

Images of Women Smokers II

The Label Years (1870-1920)

A National Cigar Museum Exclusive 

© Tony Hyman

Uploaded  June 17, 2011

5 additions June 21, 2011