Sunday, August 20, 2017

A L C O H O L

William Makepeace Thackeray cartoon drawing
We'll file alcohol under the category of FOOD & DINING,  even if we all know it's a drug.
Above is a funny cartoon drawing by the famous writer William Makepeace Thackeray,  1862?
       
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London as it Is 1832, children's gin statistics
 1832: the child customers for gin were probably sent by adults.
Most early mentions of alcohol were of social problems,
 but we'll also look at the positive aspects of a nice drink
   
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London as it Is 1832, adulterated porter, additives to alcohol 1832
 1832
     
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The Grog Shop 1834 from a children's schoolbook, alcoholism drawing
the 1834 facts of life,  from a children's schoolbook  click twice for full size
     
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the finacial bebefits of alcohol prohibition, from a 1916 sugar industry trade publication
from a 1916 sugar industry trade publication 
     
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photograph of an ice holder & a shaker, 1930s?
an ice holder & a shaker,  1930s?
       
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a David Downton illustration of a windswept woman with champaign
David Downton      click image twice for full size
            
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a postcard for the 1950s Hotel Chicagoan bar, printed on textured paper
 the 1950s Hotel Chicagoan bar,  'The Tropics'
       
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a John Gilbert illustration for Dickens, Pickwick
a John Gilbert illustration for Dickens      truly great at full size
          
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an Enoch Bolles illustration of dark beer for Judge magazine, 1922
an Enoch Bolles illustration for Judge magazine,  1922
       
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a design illustration for an illuminated glass block bar, 1936
  a design illustration for an illuminated glass block bar,  1936      see full size
   
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a photograph of he bar at Rothmann's Steakhouse in New York, owned by Burt Bacharach in the 1970s
the bar at Rothmann's Steakhouse in New York,  silently co-owned
by Burt Bacharach for a period in the 1970s      see full size
   
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a Peacock Lounge printed drink coaster
the Peacock Lounge:  how wonderful it would be to visit
     
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a K Thylmann illustration 1916, drunken town party
a local celebration by K Thylmann,  1916
     
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a Thomas Fluharty illustration of a tipsy couple in a bara Thomas Fluharty illustration
     
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pen & ink by A. Bork, the thirsty hangover
pen & ink by A. Bork      see full size 
        
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a Bernie Fuchs illustration of a mug of beer
a Bernie Fuchs illustration
           
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1958 Philips advertisement France
the over-acting in this 1958 Philips advertisement also looks a little like afternoon sloshing
     
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Max Velthuijs 1967
 Max Velthuijs,  1967      see full size 
     
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a John Bauer illustration, 1912
 a John Bauer illustration,  1912? 
    
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cold beer      see full size 
      
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four panels from a monthly Little Annie Fanny story in 1960s Playboy Magazine by artist Will Elder
 four panels by artist Will Elder from a monthly Little Annie Fanny story in 1960s Playboy Magazines
     
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an FJ Garner 1950 illustration of a happy liquor bottle
an FJ Garner 1950 illustration:  this drawing style
has a 1930s look with 1950 undertones
     
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a 1942 illustration  for Old Mr. Boston    if that even was his real name    see full size
     
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a Bruno Paul cartoon illustration for a German social satire magazine, public drunkeness
 a Bruno Paul illustration for a German social satire magazine
     
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an Anders Zorn print of an older businessman with a drink
an Anders Zorn art print:  aged, mellow, and rich   see full size
     
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a Guinness advertisement, good taste stands out, tastefully unusual yet traditional
a Guinness advertisement
     
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a Jan Vermeer painting, Officer and Laughing Girl 1657
a Jan Vermeer painting: Officer and Laughing Girl,  around 1657 
see full size
         
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an 1881 cartoon, Do thy spiriting gently, a man pouring a sloppy angry drink
 an 1881 cartoon


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