Friday, November 28, 2008

(The Art of) Spainish Rolling Papers

Rolling Papers from Spain

León (Pascual Ivorra Carbonell) Alcoy, 1930.

El Gato Negro
(Hijos De Juan Soler) Alcoy, 1900.

El oso blanco
(Pascual Ivorra Carbonell) Alcoy, 1902.

La Xatina
(Miguel Botella Y Hermano) Alcoy, 1918.

El Liberal (Hijos de Juan Soler) Alcoy
, 1901.

(Mercedes Albiñana) Barcelona, 1923.

Laca (Papeleras Reunidas) Alcoy.

Les Cyclistes
(Vincente Reig Valor) Alcoy, 1904.

Papel Gijon
(José Laporta Valor) Alcoy, 1901.

All images were scanned by myself from Jose Lorente's beautiful book El papel de fumar: Rolling Paper Graphics [link]
  • Online Cigarette Paper Catalogue [link]
  • more online rolling papers scans [link]

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Duke's 'Coins of All Nations' Cigarette Cards

Duke's (W. Duke Sons & Co.) "Coins of All Nations" cigarette cards (c. 1900) -
Caricature of country citizen with coin drawn on cards. One of many cigarette card series given in packs of cigarettes in the late 19th and early 20th century.

more cards can be found at Duke University's digital collections [link]
more info on cartophily ("the hobby of collecting cigarette cards") [link]
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