Man with cigar revealing secret liquor stash, Portland, ca. 1922
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A man with a cigar exposing a secret stash of liquor bottles in the base of a Victrola. The bottles are empty, perhaps from previous confiscation. This exhibits just one of many techniques used to hide alcohol during the Prohibition era. The Portland City Hall is in the background.
- Title: Man with cigar revealing secret liquor stash, Portland, ca. 1922
- Creation Date: circa 1922
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.5805
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative Collection
- Object Type: Image
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