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Advert for Suppression of ABSINTHE The Green Fairy aperitif Swiss COLOUR advert 1910 Le Fin de La Fee Verte home decor wall art colour P4011

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❤️ Valentine gift for him/her
💚 1910 The suppression of ABSINTHE in Switzerland. Humorous look at the end of The Green Fairy
💚 Reproduction in many sizes. Slightly foxed.
💚 Absinthe is an anise-flavoured, green-tinted spirit that was first produced in Switzerland in the late 18th century. Nicknamed
the “Green Fairy,” it is traditionally enjoyed as an aperitif.
❤️ 💚 Here is a little bit of history:

Especially popular among a group of artists and writers in Paris that included Oscar Wilde, Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Think of them as the hipsters of the Belle Époque.

This crowd attracted a fair bit of moral outrage, and so did the drink they enjoyed to remarkable excess. Then a couple of highly publicized scandals, including a multiple murder, were blamed on absinthe. And, in the early 20th century, when wine came back but couldn’t find a market, well, it was easy to blame absinthe for that, too.

First one country, then another banned absinthe until it was illegal almost everywhere in the world. It wasn’t until 2007 that those bans were overturned.

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Premium Archival Matte Fine Art Paper: a smooth, neutral-white, matte paper.

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a Bright White Heavy Textured Matte Fine Art Paper

a 100% cotton rag inkjet paper with a bright white, textured surface with an extremely-high colour gamut.This surface replicates that of traditional watercolour artist papers.

An image from the original Victorian Engraving, cleaned and resized, printed at our production partner in USA. No matter which size you choose, clarity is retained.

The print is delivered without a mat and frame. The images are to show how beautiful they look framed.

Watermark will be removed before printing.

* Giclée (/ʒiːˈkleɪ/ zhee-KLAY) is a term coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne for fine art digital prints made on inkjet printers.

Prints are available in popular sizes for ease of framing, if you would like a size not listed, please contact us, we are here to help.

The fine art prints are protected by placing them into a clear plastic bag before shipping. After being bagged, art prints up to 9×12″ are mailed inside cardboard stay-flat envelopes. Prints larger than this are mailed inside kraft mailing tubes.

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16 x 20, 16 x 24, 16 x 24 textured, 16×20 textured, 8 x 10, 8 x 10 textured, 8 x 12, 8 x 12 textured

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