There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit site

Related Pins

[Chung Ling Soo and Wilfred Partington]. The Chinese Opium-Smoker. Twelve Illustrations Showing the Ruin which our Opium Trade with China is bringing upon that Country. 12 full-page lithographs printed in colours, showing the gradual downfall of a smoker. Descriptive text opposite each plate. London: S.W. Partridge & Co. , n.d. [1881].  Third edition. Octavo. Printed wrappers. [15] leaves including 12 leaves of colored lithographed plates, each with descriptive text to facing leaf.

Woman smoking opium, said to be Shanghai in the 1920s.

Opium Smokers, 1880s-1920s - Retronaut

Women Using Opium, Circa 1897, US. From A Morning’s Work: Medical Photographs from the Burns Archive & Collection, 1843-1939.

Women in An Opium Den, 1890

Students at the University of Heidelburg take a break from their studies while smoking opium (c. 1900).

opium dens | Miniature - Opium den diorama - Asian Civilization Museum - Singapore ...

Opium smokers in a opium den, Shanghai China,1901, B.W. Kilburn stereograph

Ahhh...those were the days. Sometimes I think a little opium might be just what I need ;)

Opium smokers who could afford it smoked in surroundings that were as placid as they were elegant.