Suppression-of-Absinthe-in-Swizerland-1908
TITLE: Suppression of Absinthe in Switzerland 1908
CREATOR: Audino
DATE: 1908
DESCRIPTION: An anti-prohibition chromolithograph, designed by Audino. It commemorates the vote of the French Chamber of Deputies on 12th February 1915 to ban the sale of absinthe in France.

The French Green Fairy is being burnt at the stake in front of a crowd of weeping onlookers, while up above the Swiss Green Fairy, whose demise had already occured five years earlier, waits to welcome her sister to Fee Verte heaven.

ORIGINAL SIZE: 65cm x 48cm
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