Tag Archives: Steve Ketcham

Pond’s Bitters “Makes You Go Some”

Pond’s Bitters “Makes You Go Some” 28 November 2018 (R•120418) The story here is about three related Chicago-sold bitters. The first is Lash’s Bitters from California which inspired Rex Bitters and Pond’s Bitters, the subject of this post. Pond’s Bitters was … Continue reading

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Loranger Globe Bitters – What is your Story?

A. Loranger Globe Bitters – What is your Story? 25 September 2018 (R•092618) (R•092718) (R•100518) I received an email and pictures this morning from John Throop. “Hi Ferd – was happy to find this Loranger Globe Bitters jug on eBay … Continue reading

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J. H. Dudley’s Jockey Club House Bitters

J.H. Dudley & Co’s Jockey Club House Bitters Boston, Massachusetts 21 February 2016 Back in early February, Steve Ketcham, FOHBC Director-At-Large, (Edina, MN) put this really cool J. H. Dudley & Co’s Jockey Club House Bitters package on ebay. I set the pictures aside … Continue reading

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Gregory’s Scotch Bitters – Minneapolis

Gregory’s Scotch Bitters Minneapolis, Minnesota 18 October 2013 (R•101913 – Ketcham material) (R•091416) (R•041117) Prominent among their specialties is the Celebrated Gregory’s Scotch Bitters of which they are the sole manufacturers and which is having a most flattering sale. Young … Continue reading

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Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont

Hi Ferdinand, Here is a little teaser for those who might be heading to next summer’s FOHBC event in Manchester, New Hampshire. We shot these images this fall while visiting the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont (just south of Burlington, … Continue reading

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Saint George the Dragon Slayer – Not only on Hostetter’s

Saint George the Dragon Slayer – Not only on Hostetter’s 25 October 2012 (R•051015) The recent post of a picture of a Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters and a New Factory Smoking Tobacco can (see below) by Steve Ketcham has prompted … Continue reading

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People-Spotting at Heckler 2012

PEOPLE-SPOTTING AT HECKLER 2012 This is the second of two posts of pictures from today’s events at Hecklers. (See: Table-Hopping at Heckler 2012). Lots and lots of people that I have not met before, lots of friends, familiar faces and people … Continue reading

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Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear

Ketcham | Yesteryear Gallery Steve Ketcham Early American Bottles, Advertising, and Stoneware www.antiquebottledepot.com Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear 01 September 2012 Presenting the fifth gallery of vintage pictures from up North as new material has come in from Steve Ketcham. This is … Continue reading

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Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part III

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part III PART III of a Series – Ketcham Drinking Gallery 23 August 2012 With record speed I am opening the third gallery of vintage drinking pictures from up North as new material has … Continue reading

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