By S. B. MacDonald
This ebook incorporates a wide selection of gorgeous items used in the practise and serving of the famed spirit absinthe. those beautiful antiques from the mid 1800s during the early twentieth century evoke a time of attractiveness, paintings, new applied sciences and altering tradition; the period referred to as France's los angeles Belle Époque.
As you trip via those pages, you'll relive for a second, this magical time. Spoons, glasses, carafes, pitchers, saucers, artwork, and different absinthe-related add-ons are proven in huge, specified colour pictures, besides a quick description in their objective and use. some of the antiques are offered actual-size or higher. fanatics of absinthe, and antiques regularly, will benefit from the great thing about those based survivors of time.
From the Author
Collecting, studying, and photographing those old antiques has been a superb trip. those items evoke an period passed by, and are works of practical artwork. Please get pleasure from this ebook, and percentage my ardour for the artfulness of those absinthe antiques, and the tradition from which they came.
From the interior Flap
Turn those pages and slip into France's los angeles Belle Époque (the appealing age). It was once a time of beauty in layout, new applied sciences, appreciation of the humanities, nice literature, social swap, and, in fact, absinthe. whilst getting ready and serving absinthe, using those attractive antiques within the ritual makes every little thing much more specified. A quiet night with strong acquaintances, nice dialog, and world-class absinthe is a superb adventure. Our fast moving international spins a section extra slowly; we will be able to sit back, percentage our ideas, and revel in the beauty of an period long past by.
About the Author
S. B. MacDonald is a up to date devotee to the area of absinthe. he's a member of The Wormwood Society, a nonprofit association excited by offering present, traditionally, and scientifically exact information regarding absinthe. website hosting standard tasting events that includes absinthe from world wide, MacDonald encourages others to percentage his ardour for this finely crafted spirit. He has been a columnist for numerous magazines, is an award successful filmmaker, an authorized ship's grasp, and for the final two decades, has been a guitar maker through alternate. Antiques have continually been an enormous a part of his existence.
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The hearth was not dug into the occupation surface, but was situated on top of a flat outcrop of bedrock covered by a 2-3 cm thick layer of crushed shells. The hearth was bounded by upright stones on three sides. On the fourth side the stones were missing. Perhaps the two stones just south and west of the hearth were moved by new settlers in phase 3. However, the large bedrock outcrop west of the hearth might also have been used in the construction. The hearth is filled with 40-45 small round stones (5-10 cm in diameter) (Fig.
24. Map of the excavated K-5584 AAR-3572 K-6460 AAR-3570 K-6031 CAMS-82924 & 82925 K-6195 K-6198 K-6196 K-6459 AAR-3581 AAR-3580 AAR-6698 AAR-6699 AAR-6987 AAR-6986 AAR-3582 AAR-3583 K-6193 AAR-3573 AAR-3574 AAR-3575 K-6194 K-6192 AAR-3576 AAR-3577 AAR-3578 AAR-4158 AAR-4159 AAR-3630 0 377x/176y 5 meters borders between the different phases (Fig. 26) were established in accordance with the stratigraphic interpretation and 14C dates, combined with the field notes concerning anomalies in the continuity of layer 2K.
16). 9 m above sea level (Fig. 22). c d f g i h e Fig. 21. Segment of section 4. From 383x/189,75y to 383x/190,40y. a. turf layer formed after the site was abandoned. b. Late Saqqaq Culture. c. crushed shells. d. Early Saqqaq Culture e. crushed shells. f. caribou bone. g. bird bone. h. seal cranium. i. killiaq knife blade. Photo: Stig Grummesgaard-Nielsen. 5. Light greyish layer with crushed shell and sand, sterile and wind deposited (layer 1A) 6. Dark thin stripe consisting of humus and peat, containing very few bones and artefacts (layer 1 and 1B) 7.
Absinthe Antiques: A Collection from la Belle Époque by S. B. MacDonald