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The opium pipe

Hemmick, Christian Mrs

The opium pipe

by Hemmick, Christian Mrs

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMitchell, Edward A., Marrow, William C., Belasco Theatre (Organization : Washington, D.C.), Theater Playbills and Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2093 .A44 1877 no. Thr. E/P
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25363826M
LC Control Number2012658989

They also fascinatingly describe the intricate aesthetics of opium culture. Opium was a social drug, and for the best families smoking it necessitated all kinds of exquisite objects. To be a truly discerning smoker, you needed the long, beautifully carved dark wood chaise longue to recline on, and the bejewelled pipes made of silver and ivory. Opium & Opium Smoking, a source book. Original title: Opium & opiumschuiven een bronnenboek. D.H. Duco. Opium is an intriguing subject, as the cover of this book states, well illustrated by the black cover design showing a poppy head. Opium & Opiumschuiven (opium and opium smoking) offers all you want to feed your appetite.

Vintage Nude with Opium Pipe Stainless Steel ID or Cigarettes Case (King Size or mm) $ Wing Chun Opium Pipe Staff (Bamboo Ring Wing Chun Kung Fu) (Volume 2) Mr. Tyler Rea. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ TSUGE Japanese Tabacco Pipe KOIKI BLACK # out of 5 stars $ Next. The Amsterdam Pipe Museum (formerly Dutch: Pijpenkabinet, "pipe cabinet") is a museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, dedicated to smoking pipes, tobacco, and related holds the national reference collection in these permanent exhibition of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum displays over 2, items representing the variety of smoking pipes and utensils that have .

An opium den in London's East End with a reclining smoker being watched by a group of men. Wood engraving by A. Doms, , after G. Doré. Doré, Gustave, Opium Pipe And Scales. Though the drug has been used for millennia, the 13 th century popularity of opium in China outmatched any period in history before. As late as , the drug constituted 54% of China’s foreign import trade. The drug is effective, yet addictive.


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The opium pipe by Hemmick, Christian Mrs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Don Duco: Opium & opiumschuiven. This is a book on opium smoking and opium pipes from Don Duco, curator of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum (Pijpenkabinet). One of very few Dutch books on the topic. Alan Baumler: The Chinese and Opium under the Republic: Worse than Floods and Wild Beasts.

This looks like an interesting historical perspective on the. History has left the reality of the opium den behind, but the image, like a dream, still lingers in our memory.

The only tangible remnants from the dens of the past are the pipes, tools, and other relics associated with smoking opium.

They offer concrete yet enigmatic reminders of. An opium pipe is a pipe designed for the evaporation and inhalation of opium pipes allow for the drug to be vaporized while being heated over a special oil lamp known as an opium is thought that this manner of "smoking" opium began in the seventeenth century when a special pipe was developed that vaporized opium instead of burning it.

One of the first things mentioned once you open the book is that this isn't about the use of the opium pipe/iron fighting pipe despite the use of pipe imagery throughout.

Given the overlap in technoques, that wouldn't have been a big deal - but the lack of any real depth killed it/5(10). One was a book published in called Opium Smoking in America and China.

It was written by a New York doctor named H.H. Kane, who spent years researching the opium dens in Manhattan. It was the best book about opium smoking I found, until I wrote my own. Jiyuan Sugar Cane Pipe. The opium pipe book had an illuminating conversation about this pipe with a fellow collector.

It’s an interesting specimen. Sugar cane was a prized material The opium pipe book making opium pipe stems, since it absorbs the smoke and breaks in very quickly compared to bamboo. Another form of pipe that often gets mistaken for an opium pipe is the Japanese Kiseru. This was used to smoke a tiny pinch of tobacco, and was the most popular way to smoke in Japan before the 20th century.

Modern Kiseru and box of tobacco Other Tobacco Pipes. Many other unusual forms of tobacco pipe are often mistaken for opium pipes. Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum.

Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for illegal drug latex also contains the closely related.

Illustration of a smoking opium pipe with poppy seed pods and Papaver somniferum (opium poppies). From first edition of 'From Opium Fiend to Preacher' published in ID: EXDT0K (RM) old asian woman with opium pipe.

The layout, or kit for opium smoking consists of a pipe, spirit lamp, a large needle and a container of opium paste. Other useful items may include a sponge, scissors, for trimming wick of the lamp, set of scales for measuring out the opium, extra bowls for the pipe in.

The place of origin for materials was an important factor to Chinese buyers of crafted items, and opium pipes were no exception. The most celebrated bamboo came from Hunan in the far south of China, and in Chinese descriptions of opium smoking you can often find “the Hunanese mottled bamboo pipe” instead of just ‘the pipe’ or ‘the.

Presents the history of opium, its significance to the world of medicine, the effects of opium on the mind and body, opium addiction and dependence, and opium abuse.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Make Offer - OLD Chinese Asian Poppy Opium Tobacco Pipe Wood with Brass Metal Antique. RARE FINE ’s ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER COLOR O PIUM PIPE SQUIRREL & GRAPES. $1, +$ shipping. Make Offer - RARE FINE ’s ANTIQUE CHINESE SILVER COLOR O PIUM PIPE SQUIRREL & GRAPES.

In writing this essay, it is not my intention to encourage the reader to begin collecting opium pipes, or to begin further research into this pipe genre. My singular purpose is to inform and to illustrate the similarities among those things that every smoker requires for a tobacco pipe’s use, sustenance, maintenance, display, and storage.

The Opium Pipe. Antiques, Collecting, and History. Menu and widgets. Introduction; What is an Opium Pipe. Anatomy of an Opium Pipe; If you read Portuguese, you need also to find this book. A few pictures of pipes and lamps that are interesting.

Ma at. This is the first book of its kind. Never before has antique Chinese and Vietnamese opium paraphernalia been looked at from the perspective of art. Collectors and aficionados of Asian art will find The Art of Opium Antiques a valuable reference and the only reliable source on Reviews:   New York Historical Society A diagram of Harry Hubbell Kane's book, Opium-Smoking In America And China.

At a time when the Temperance Movement made Americans hesitant to regularly consume alcohol for fear of its negative health and social consequences, opium dens seemed like an especially attractive option.

Chinese silver plated fish servers by Zee Sung & Co., opium pipe and two embroidered shoes, 19th and 20th century, opium pipe 28 cm high Antique Japanese white metal opium pipe wooden pipe with white metal decoration, and brass mouthpiece, enclosed in carved bone case, with decoration of rural and mountain scenes.

Opium (and pipes) are different from hash/weed pipes (most, anyway). The object for hash/weed is to burn it fully. Hash is kind of in-between, you want to heat it good but not waste it, especially if you're alone toking, so you might want to use a.

The Hall of Opium Museum uses its many exhibits, such as opium pipes, scales and weights, to illustrate the history of opium poppy cultivation and opium trade in the Golden Triangle. Photo: Alexandra Schuler/dpa - NO WIRE SERVICE - The Hall of Opium Museum in Sop Ruak, Thailand, photographed on 25 February.

The book covers every era of human advancement and the opium poppy plant’s relationship to each; starting with archeologist’s surprising discoveries of opium pods/seeds in caves used by Neanderthals to Egyptians & the Greeks hailing it a “wonder drug” to the Chinese/UK ‘Opium Wars’ to the discovery of morphine & the hypodermic Reviews: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Opium vaporization paraphernalia: An opium pipe, an opium lamp, spare pipe-bowls, and other implements lie arranged on a layout tray; a second opium pipe rests nearby.

Mass-produced reproduction opium lamp made .While this is a decent book on the basic use of the short stick, the title is misleading. One of the first things mentioned once you open the book is that this isn't about the use of the opium pipe/iron fighting pipe despite the use of pipe imagery throughout.