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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