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Historic Pipe Sketches by Jean Perron at Amsterdam Pipe Museum Exhibition

Historic Pipe Sketches by Jean Perron at Amsterdam Pipe Museum Exhibition

By pure chance the curator of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum found a brown leather case in a private library in Belgium. It contained 80 pages of designs from the 1860’s of tobacco pipes to be carved in meerschaum.

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Nicotiana Exhibition Vienna: The Cultural History of Tobacco

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna’s Art History Museum, is marking the occasion of two anniversaries – 10 years of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and 225 years of the Austria Tabak company (which has been part of JTI since 2007) – with an impressive exhibition organized in collaboration with JTI showing the evolution of tobacco consumption.

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