WOUNDED WORLD WAR I FRENCH SOLDIER TREATED BY FELLOW COMBATANT WITH A BOTTLE OF ABSINTHE | THE CABINET CARD GALLERY

This vintage real photo postcard features a wounded French soldier being treated by his fellow combatant. The soldier doing the nursing helps his buddy by pouring some absinthe into the cup that the wounded man is holding. The injured man seems to be very pleased as he awaits his medicinal drink. What is absinthe? It is a distilled highly alcoholic beverage. Absinthe became a highly popular drink in late 19th and early 20th century France. It is a drink that was later portrayed as…

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2 thoughts on “WOUNDED WORLD WAR I FRENCH SOLDIER TREATED BY FELLOW COMBATANT WITH A BOTTLE OF ABSINTHE | THE CABINET CARD GALLERY

  1. Ah, Absinthe. A wonderful drink. I have an unopened bottle in the cupboard, ready for that special occasion when I can be comatose for some time afterwards. (It is complete with its special spoon, to melt the sugar.)
    Best wishes, Pete.

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