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Mar 18, 2012

vintage opium smokers

Women in an Opium Den, 1890 (© Burns Archive)

The Dividend, 1916 (movie still)

Jean Cocteau by Cecil Beaton, 1930

opium poppy

by Leon Busy, 1915

Brassai, Self-portrait in an Opium Den,1931

by Brassai

Anti-Opium Illustration, c.1930

Customer Cooking Up the Opium to Prepare It For Smoking
by George Lacks

Customer Smoking Opium at an Opium Den
by George Lacks

Shanghai Gal opium smoker, c.1925

Opium Dreams by Attila Sassy, 1909