Absinthe Ban 16th March 1915

March 16, 2015 mark

On 16th March 1915 the Green Fairy was banned in France!

Cartoon of street seller with absinthe regarding Ban in France 1915

“Absinthe Journal – Tokens for sale!  10 centimes go to support poor absinthe manufacturers!”

Cartoon by O’Galop, Le Rire Rouge, 1915. Collection Delahaye.

Marie-Claude Delahaye of the French Absinthe Museum, Auvers-sur-Oise, outlines the absinthe ban introduced on 16th March 1915.

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