brooklynmuseum:

This elegant study was a conservative interpretation of the ⁠Art Deco style, complete with a concealed bar in defiance of Prohibition, which banned alcohol consumption in the United States from 1919 to 1933. Explore weekly activities here.

Alavoine of Paris and New York. Weil-Worgelt Study, ca. 1928-1930. Lacquer, glass, leather, veneered panels. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Raymond Worgelt, 70.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Prohibition was just for peasants.

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zombienormal:

Mood today. Jeanne Mammen, circa 1925. #jeannemammen #1925 #1920s #illustration #germanartist #womenartists #newobjectivity #1920sfashion #modernwomen #artdeco #flappers #goldfish #fishing #toyingwithmen #mood #cat #suitors #smoking #demon #bedevilingmenfromgo
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