Fehrs Malt Tonic Drink, Metal Sign, Louisville KY. Circa 1900

Pictured here is an early self-framed tin lithographic sign from the Frank Fehr Brewery in Louisville, KY.  This sign advertises their Malt Tonic Drink.   Malt Tonic’s were commonly sold before prohibition and were used to help teething babies, mothers with indigestion, and other remedies where a touch of alcohol was included in the drink to help “soothe” the recipient.    This sign dates from the early 1900’s.