Eric Squires
Pipes in Days Past

Looking back at older images of people with their pipes, there seems to be a natural theme. From sailors to passengers, being out on the water seems to be the perfect time to strike a match, which is what brings us to this somewhat nautical look at pipes in days past. 

Above: With a pipe and a bottle of whisky labelled "W. Lumsden & Co, Aberdeen" this passenger is travelling in style. Circa 1900 

[Photo courtesy of the Australian National Maritime Museum]

Above and Below: The smoking lounge in a luxury passenger ship, Hamburg-Amerika. Circa 1888-1894

[Photos courtesy of Southern Methodist University Libraries and DeGolyer Library]

Above: Author Sawyer poses with his pipe and a young Elephant Seal during the first Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Circa 1911-1914

[Photo courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales]

Above: Karl Muller smokes his pipe while washing the deck of the ship SEETEUFEL. Circa 1938

[Photo courtesy of the Australian National Maritime Museum]

Category:   Pipe Line Tagged in:   History Photography Pipe Culture

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