yes, please… I am currently reading an alternative history set where-in folks
unable to access regular smoking-tobacco make do with all kinds of
substitutions (usually awful), so unless there's a cured tobacco leaf as we
know it also in that babewyn, I'd wonder if what she were smoking might not
have been some other herbal material.
On Feb 13, 2016, at 10:28 AM, snsp...@aol.com wrote:
> I have a doodle/marginalia of a woman smoking a small black pipe which is in
> a French manuscript dated 1318. Since smoking did not occur in Europe until
> the 16th century, I am assuming that this doodle is a later addition.
> However, she is wearing distinctive head wear, and I am wondering if she can
> be more closely dated based on this item of clothing.
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