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Smokes Gallery

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Choose from 172 pictures in our Smokes collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Iran - Royal Feast Featured Print

Iran - Royal Feast

A group of Iranian men (in a variety of states of sobriety!) following a Festan Persan or Royal Persian Feast in Tehran, Iran. A number of the men are holding and playing musical instruments, a hubble bubble (houkah) pipe is being enjoyed and alcohol is being consumed left right and centre!

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

1913, Alcohol, Bubble, Drinking, Drinks, Drunk, Feast, Festival, Gentelmen, Historical, History, Houkah, Hubble, Iran, Iranian, Men, Music, Musicians, Pipe, Royal, Smokes, Smoking, Sobriety, Tehran

Pipe-smoking Syrian Dervish with fantastic hairstyle Featured Print

Pipe-smoking Syrian Dervish with fantastic hairstyle

Pipe-smoking Syrian Dervish with fantastic hairstyle. Dervish or Darvesh in Persian usually refers to a person who is a seeker of the truth i.e. universal truth. Within the Islamic tradition such people are often known as Sufis, Sufi, people of the way or mystics and they come from every strata of society; here monetary considerations are inapplicable since the situation is that of a deep personal inner spiritual longing. There are in existence a number Sufi Orders many of which bear the name of a great saint and within these orders various practices have continued over the centuries in order to assist generations of seekers whose desire is to be brought to reality itself. It is said that the number of ways to reality/truth exceeds the number of grains of sand on the beach. It may be noted that this infinite number of ways to truth can even start at a point beyond religion, ultimately the truth is an universal quality. Date: circa 1910

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Advert for State Express Cigarettes 1912 Featured Print

Advert for State Express Cigarettes 1912

An Inspiration - an advertisement for State Express Cigarettes, showing a very smart dapper young gent wooing his beloved, inspired in the confidence and knowledge his style and sophistication of appearance is providing, aided and abetted of course by the obligatory State Express Cigarette gently smoking from the corner of his mouth in the late evening air...
1912

© Mary Evans Picture Library