A cartoon of a man smoking a cigarette.

A Smoking Man and his Shadow

A cartoon of a man smoking a cigarette.

An illustration of a car smoking.

Car Smoking

An illustration of a car smoking.

A cigar cutter is a device designed to cut one end off a cigar so that it may be properly smokes. Although some cigars are cut on both ends, or twirled at both ends, the vast majority come wit one straight cut end and one end in a cap which must be cut off for the cigar to be smoked.

Nineteenth Century Cigar Cutter

A cigar cutter is a device designed to cut one end off a cigar so that it may be properly smokes. Although…

"A Grenadier. From a drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

A Grenadier

"A Grenadier. From a drawing by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

Tobacco knifes vary greatly from the tobacco leave gathering process, where larger type machetes are used in extraction and cultivation to tobacco cigar portioning which a sharp cutting edge is used to slice a cigar tip, or body.

Tobacco Cutting Knife

Tobacco knifes vary greatly from the tobacco leave gathering process, where larger type machetes are…

An older man sitting on a bench smoking a pipe.

A Man Smoking a Pipe

An older man sitting on a bench smoking a pipe.

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Peace Pipe

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Sir Walter Raleigh enjoying his pipe.

Sir Walter Raliegh

Sir Walter Raleigh enjoying his pipe.

An illustration of a soldier in dressed in full uniform smoking a cigarette.

Soldier

An illustration of a soldier in dressed in full uniform smoking a cigarette.

The plant that produces tobacco leaves used in the production of smoking tobacco.

Tobacco

The plant that produces tobacco leaves used in the production of smoking tobacco.

Tobacco being harvested in the Virginia Colony. By 1612, John Rolfe's new strains of tobacco had been successfully cultivated and exported. Finally, a cash crop to export had been identified, and plantations and new outposts sprung up, initially both upriver and downriver along the navigable portion of the James River, and thereafter along the other rivers and waterways of the area.

Tobacco Cultivation in Colonial Virginia

Tobacco being harvested in the Virginia Colony. By 1612, John Rolfe's new strains of tobacco had been…

A cartoon of two gentlemen smoking cigarettes.

Two Gentlemen in Suits

A cartoon of two gentlemen smoking cigarettes.