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English snuff-boxes

G. Bernard Hughes

English snuff-boxes

by G. Bernard Hughes

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Published by MacGibbon and Kee in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Snuff boxes and bottles -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] G. Bernard Hughes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK9507 .H86 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p., 32 plates;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4381117M
      ISBN 100261632272
      LC Control Number78850864

      Get the best deals on Collectible Snuff Boxes when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered g tobacco was illegal during the Qing Dynasty, but the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese considered snuff to be a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches and stomach disorders. Therefore, snuff was carried in a small bottle like other medicines.

      Snuff is a smokeless tobacco made from ground or pulverised tobacco leaves. It is inhaled or "snuffed" into the nasal cavity, delivering a swift hit of nicotine and a lasting flavoured scent (especially if flavouring has been blended with the tobacco). Traditionally, it is sniffed or inhaled lightly after a pinch of snuff is either placed onto the back surface of the hand, held pinched between. Snuff boxes. [Kenneth Blakemore] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: -Early snuff containers --The golden age of the snuff box --French boxes of the eighteenth century --Eighteenth-century English gold & silver boxes --Substitutes for gold & silver in England --Snuffing utensils in Scotland in the eighteenth century.

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For example, at the coronation of George IV.