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Picture postcards

The Pijpenkabinet Foundation has published an interesting series of 30 picture postcards, which give an idea of the variety of the collection of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum and are nice souvenirs from a visit to the museum and museum shop. Also, the picture postcards are a welcome present to pipe smokers, collectors and those who have a general interest in the subject.

Special offer: price per card 1 Euro, full set of 30 different cards at 15 Euro.

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NB: All illustrations are copyright Pijpenkabinet Foundation, Amsterdam. Permission for use can be obtained by mailing the museum.

Zeus and Ganymedes, firm J. Gambier, Givet, 1825-1850, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Figural clay pipes designed after the French fashion, firm P. Goedewaagen & Sons, Gouda, 1880-1900, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Workshop where clay tobacco pipes are being made, firm P. Goedewaagen & Sons, Gouda, 1907, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Commedia dell'arte-figure, Bustelli, Nymphenburg, 1755-1770, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Porcelain pipe in the shape of a skull, Germany, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Meerschaum table pipe round the bowl the three graces, Vienna, Austria, 1840-1870, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Design for clay pipe poster by Piet van der Hem, Holland, 1915-1920, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Pipe bowl representing a pasja with long Turkish pipe, firm Blanc-Garin & Guyot, Givet, France, 1835-1850, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Terra cotta pipes the bowls being carried by stilized animals, Mashukolumbwe, Zambia, 1950-1955, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Cheroot holder with naked woman holding a cornucopia, Vienna, Austria, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Pipes shaped after the mescaline cactus, Michoacan, Mexico, 300-600, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Figurals made from clay, river Meuse region, Belgium, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Jasperware pipe with mythological applique and moist trap, Barlaston, England, 1830-1860, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Design for clay pipe poster by Piet van der Hem, Holland, 1915-1920, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Figural pipe bowl depicting a goulash-baron, Bohemian, Germany, 1840-1860, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Colourfull and elaborate commemorative pipe, Staffordshire, England, 1820, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Amusing tobacco pipes depicting caricatures, Glasgow and Staffordshire, 1800-1840, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. The subject Jonah and the big fish on sailors' pipes, West-Netherlands, 1635-1665, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Bust of Abd-El-Kader as presentation piece, firm J. Gambier, Givet, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Oval pipe bowl with a smoking farmer, Engel van Gent Gzn., Gouda, 1835-1850, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Symbolic pipe of a sitting monkey, Bamum, Cameroon, 1920-1940, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Travel pipes consisting of a waterpipe, tobacco jar and smoke tools, Paktong, China, 1850-1900, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
Water pipe with fallus shaped stem made from a calabash fruit, Tabwa, East-Zaïre, 1900-1940, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Plain clay tobacco pipe with knotted stem and red lacquered mouthpiece, England, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Tobacco pipe shaped like a horn, firm Duméril, Saint-Omer, France, 1850-1875, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.
German porcelain bowls for farmers with Dutch emblems on short buffalo horn stem, Germany, 1860-1880, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam. Lacqured brown clay tobacco pipes with silver or gold details, Firm P. Goedewaagen & Sons, Gouda, 1880-1900, collection Pijpenkabinet, Amsterdam.

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