mercredi 15 janvier 2014

Rosinette Absinthe rose

Artist: unknown

Advertising: Rosinette, Absinthe Rosé Oxygénée

Era: 1890s

An unrecorded lithographic poster for Rosinette, Absinthe Rosé Oxygénée, printed by Camis around 1900. This is the only know historical reference to a rosé absinthe. 
Absinthe is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage and is commonly referred to in historical literature as "la fée verte" (the green fairy). Absinthe arose to great popularity as an alcoholic drink in late 19th- and early 20th-century France, particularly among Parisian artists and writers. Owing in part to its association with bohemian culture, the consumption of absinthe was opposed by social conservatives and prohibitionists.

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