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 London statistics for the busiest gin shops on Mondays was
Men 3146,  Women 2189,  Children 686.  The child customers
for gin were probably sent by adults.
   
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London as it Is 1832, adulterated porter, additives to alcohol 1832
 1832 London statistics for alcohol  "Men not infrequently drink each from
two to three gallons of porter in one day."  (a dark beer)  "... many drugs
are employed to adulterate porter - Quassia,  Copperas ... Gentian ...
Capsicum,  Coculus Indicus,  Grains of Paradise,
Yew Tops and tobacco ..." 
     
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"The Grog Shop"  some 1834 facts of life,  from a children's schoolbook
     
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the finacial benefits of alcohol prohibition, from a 1916 sugar industry trade publication
an article about USA prohibition,  from a 1916 sugar industry
trade publication:  "A large percentage of all intoxicating liquors,
whiskeys, brandies, wines, beers, and ales represent only a chemical
re-arrangement of sugar.  When a drinker stops taking alcoholic
beverages, or even cuts down on them, he must and does 
use more sugar ..."  
     
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photograph of an ice holder & a shaker, 1930s?
an ice holder and a shaker,  1930s?
       
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David Downton, a windswept woman with champagne
David Downton
            
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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 papers, poking the sleeping drunk
a John Gilbert illustration for Dickens
            
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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      click image twice
   
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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
a pen & ink thirsty hangover by A. Bork      click twice
        
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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      click twice
     
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a John Bauer illustration, 1912
 a John Bauer illustration,  1912? 
    
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cold beer
      
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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 Magazine
     
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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 Liquors        click twice
     
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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     click twice
     
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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
click twice
         
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an 1881 cartoon, Do thy spiriting gently, a man pouring a sloppy angry drink
"Do thy spiriting gently."  an 1881 cartoon


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