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'Absinthe Bourgeois', c 1900.

'Absinthe Bourgeois', c 1900.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm


This charming design for Absinthe Bourgeois by Mourgue Brothers shows an absinthe-loving black cat enjoying a glass of the company's product. Nicknamed the 'Chat Noir', it became one of the best-loved absinthe images.

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