Photographs of People Drinking – Part V


“Skeleton in Closet” pouring drink- my favorite! What a strong message.

Photographs of People Drinking – Part V

PART V of a Series

15 January 2013

Apple-Touch-IconAPresenting the Fifth Gallery of vintage pictures of “People Drinking”. This is a continuation of a series. See bottom of post for index. If you have any candidates for inclusion in future galleries, please forward. Thanks.

People | Drinking Gallery V


Three gents posing, smoking pipes and toasting. – H.D. Klenke Photographer – Dietz, Texas

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OLD SCOTTISH FRIENDS TOASTING THE DAY, Scotland Art Masterpiece,1859 Antique Steel Engraving

Two couples appear to be having a smoking and drinking party on the beach, ca. 1905

Circa. 1905– Two couples smoking, and drinking whiskey and beer from a wooden keg on the beach. –Image DaZo Vintage Stock Photos/


Wild Saloon Party


Who needs food?


Brown’s Indian Queen Herb Bitters (most likely) sitting on the table.


F.B. Meyer Druggists. Look closely at the vial belt on right!


Gent with bottles in the basket and on table. Photographer Ed Kalgenau – Rujen


Four Gentlemen Drinking Beer – Coalport, PA – J.Kerismer


Synchronized Drinking


These two gentlemen must be brothers!


Big Bill Best (see sales display) Bitters Party or “ZOMBIES” posing


I am not sure what this guy is mixing and I certainly wouldn’t drink it!


Three Girlfriends and a Bottle of Whiskey


Who says “blondes have more fun?”


Family Picnic with Violins, the Kids and a Keg of Schlitz Beer


On the more wholesome side, Lumberjack Milk Drinking Contest


Three male characters posing with Cigars, a bottle of Whiskey and one really bad toupee.


Four Distinguished Men Drinking. H.B. Hillyer Gallery – Austin, Texas


“May He Rest in Peace” Stereoscopic Card – “McCarthy’s Wake”


Sneaking a Drink


“A Popular Date”

Photographs of People Drinking – Part I

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part II

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part III

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part IV (Brewing)

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part V

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part VI

Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer – Part VII

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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