Whiskey and women in orientalist artistic traditions

Whiskey advertising of the period showed this aspect of the relationship between whiskey and women:

This ad for Belle of Nelson Bourbon (1870s), depicts women in an oriental harem. Such depictions were extremely popular in the orientalist artistic traditions of the latter half of the 19th century.

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68A Nightcap of Wilson6970s All71s Rye Whiskey (in the era before it became a blend). The standing figure is wearing a gauzy nightgown that makes it clear she is virtually naked. In the late 19th century the meaning of such a depiction would have been clearly sexual."

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