570 The most unlikely stuff of snuff

If flowers go to our heads, would one really wish to partake of Flora’s perfumed powders from the interior of one of these?

Not for the usual fashionable Dandy’s usual pocket. A curious piece from the eclectic collection of  the Victorian explorer and medicinals collector, Henry Wellcome. Supposedly to make one feel much better. A little doubtful…

Wellcome Institute, London. 1st May 2018


© 2018 La Floralie 3

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