Daily Archives: 24 September 2012

Why do we call the bottles the ‘Indian Queen?’

THE INDIAN PRINCESS or LA BELLE SAUVAGE “Even before the first Englishman set foot on Virginia soil, America was represented in the iconography of 16th century European art as an Indian woman. She was depicted as variously savage and seductive.” Why … Continue reading

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H. Pharazyn Indian Queen – Philadelphia

The H. PHARAZYN Queen H. Pharazyn Indian Queen – Philadelphia 24 September 2012 (090516) After looking at the well known Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters (figural Indian Queen) yesterday we will move next to the oddly named H. PHARAZYN Queen which … Continue reading

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