It was the best Festivus ever.

Opium Party, France, 1918 -- not exactly a century thing. not my thing either, but fascinating, nonetheless

Bohemian opium den. Vibrant reds & golds with dramatic curtains.

Must designate a room in my house for my bohemian opium den. Imagine coming home to this after a long day of work!

Paris had a genuine incidence of addiction to opium, predominantly through the return of soldiers from French Indochina. Opium smoking began to pervade French society. Newspaper reports from 1901 estimated that the city had in excess of 1,200 opium dens; probably an exaggeration, but it’s certain that opium permeated society. The legendary Moulin Rouge was rumoured to be a hub of opium activity, and it was suggested that the elephant’s head section was an opulent, exclusive smoking den.

Drug Dens: 10 Urban Underworlds of the Opium Age

Paris had a genuine incidence of addiction to opium, predominantly through the return of soldiers from French Indochina. Opium smoking began to pervade French society. Newspaper reports from 1901 estimated that the city had in excess of 1,200 opium dens; probably an exaggeration, but it’s certain that opium permeated society. The legendary Moulin Rouge was rumoured to be a hub of opium activity, and it was suggested that the elephant’s head section was an opulent, exclusive smoking den.

It is from a movie. A Victorian era opium den. By the early 20th century, opium users had shunned public smoking spheres for private consumption in their own homes.   - ALLDAY

A Victorian era opium den. By the early century, opium users had shunned public smoking spheres for private consumption in their own homes

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Drug Dens: 10 Urban Underworlds of the Opium Age Opium: to the ancient Sumerian, ‘the plant of joy’; for the laudanum addicted British author Thomas De Quincey, ‘the celestial drug’, and for Homer in.

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"Bohemian Way" by Photographer Emma Summerton Vogue Italia , February 2010 Stylist : Edward Enninful; Set Designer : Simon Costin Make.

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Opium den from Fantasio (1915) by Georges Barbier

A highly romanticized illustration of a woman smoking opium, by George Barbier. From the French magazine "Fantasio,", From the article "How Collecting Opium Antiques Turned Me Into an Opium Addict".

Opium den style living room, decked out boho opulence

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Opium den, by Adam Wallacavage

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