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  • Teresa Thorpe

    French Green Fairy Absinthe Advertisement | french absinthe poster

  • Kristina

    absinthe, extract of wormwood (artemesia absinthium), the green drink …‘thujone’, present in small quantities is the chemical blamed for its alleged harmful effects, is a bitter substance believed to induce an inexplicable clarity of thought, increased sense of perception, enhanced creativity, inspiration the ability to "see beyond" as all the famous absinthe drinkers amongst 19th century poets, writers, painters other artists discovered...banned in U.S. many european countries since 1915

  • Marisela Easey

    #absinthe #vintage #poster love

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-whenever she needed to get away, she and the kitty grabbed the bubbly and fled to the open sky...Absinthe by room17, via Flickr

in 2001 Nathan and I were going to visit New Orleans Cemetary 2. I wanted to see Marie LaVeaux but when I got out and shut the door a voice whispered into my ear "Do not go in there". Nathan looked at me and asked what is wrong. I told him so we got back in the car and left.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French illustrator, painter, and printmaker, born November 24, 1864--died September 9, 1901).

  • Chris Sutherland

    NOT TOULOUSE LAUTREC....Absinthe Blanqui. Printed by L.Revon et Cie. The artist’s signature, however, reads ‘Nover’, and there is no artist by that name recorded. ‘Nover’ is a palindrome of Revon, so it is widely assumed that Revon himself is the artist.

New Orleans, Louisiana (via searchingforbadassmagic)

Absinthe Poster by Flamenco Sun, via Flickr

One of the most spectacular and important of all absinthe posters, this famous image by Gantner laments the prohibition of absinthe in France in 1915.