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Argent Engraving

Absenth Monteblard Advertisement Plaque

Absenth Monteblard Advertisement Plaque

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I love vintage advertisements, and I love mildly controversial liquors, so I think I made this for myself. Oh well, sell it anyway. This is a turn-of-the-century advertisement for Absinthe - a green liquor flavored with wormwood, which had extremely mild halucinagentic properties due to the flavoring, which was popular through WWI. After WWI, it was mostly banned and only revived in the 90's when the offending psychotropic was removed. Drinking it is a ritual where you pour it over a slotted spoon with a sugar cube and then drink it - it's very ritualistic, kinda spiritual. 

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