"A genus of plants belonging to the natural order compositae, sub-order Corymbiferae. The flowers of the ray are female and ligulate, those of the disk hermaphrodite and tubular. The receptacle is naked; the pappus hairy. The root, leaves, and flowers of the Mountain Tobacco are much valued in medicine, and administers in various forms as a stimulant in paralytic affections, typhoid fevers, and other diseases." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Arnica Montana

"A genus of plants belonging to the natural order compositae, sub-order Corymbiferae. The flowers of…

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 field of coffee and tobacco in Puerto Rico.

Coffee and Tobacco Lands

A field of coffee and tobacco in Puerto Rico.

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…

Manufacturer of American tobacco and owner of a thoroughbred race horse.

Pierre Lorillard

Manufacturer of American tobacco and owner of a thoroughbred race horse.

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.

"Mountain-Tobacco (Arnica montana)."-Whitney, 1902

Mountain Tobacco

"Mountain-Tobacco (Arnica montana)."-Whitney, 1902

Nicotiana acutiflora is a variety of tobacco. The flowers are pure white. The flowers bloom from June until frost.

Plant and Detached Flower of Nicotiana Acutiflora

Nicotiana acutiflora is a variety of tobacco. The flowers are pure white. The flowers bloom from June…

Nicotiana suaveolens is a sweet scented variety of tobacco. The flowers are white and fragrant. The flowers bloom in summer. The plant grows between one and two feet tall.

Flowers of Nicotiana Suaveolens

Nicotiana suaveolens is a sweet scented variety of tobacco. The flowers are white and fragrant. The…

Common tobacco is the common name of nicotiana tabacum. The flowers are rose colored and downy on the outside. The flowers bloom in the summer.

Portion of Inflorescence of Nicotiana Tabacum

Common tobacco is the common name of nicotiana tabacum. The flowers are rose colored and downy on the…

Nictotiana wigandioides is a variety of tobacco. This variety is a greenhouse shrub. The flowers are yellowish white.

Nicotiana Wigandioides

Nictotiana wigandioides is a variety of tobacco. This variety is a greenhouse shrub. The flowers are…

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Peace Pipe

A ceremonial smoking pipe used by the Native Americans.

Indian pipe in the shape of a frog, used for smoking tobacco.

Indian Pipe

Indian pipe in the shape of a frog, used for smoking tobacco.

Indian pipe in the shape of a bird, used for smoking tobacco.

Indian Pipe

Indian pipe in the shape of a bird, used for smoking tobacco.

Indian pipe in the shape of a human head, used for smoking tobacco.

Indian Pipe

Indian pipe in the shape of a human head, used for smoking tobacco.

Picture of Indian Pipes.

Indian Pipes

Picture of Indian Pipes.

Tobacco has been cultivated since the early 1800's.

Tobacco

Tobacco has been cultivated since the early 1800's.

A widely cultivated plant of the nightshade order, and belonging to the genus nicotiana.

Tobacco

A widely cultivated plant of the nightshade order, and belonging to the genus nicotiana.

A scene where farmers are harvesting tobacco to be dried.

Tobacco Field

A scene where farmers are harvesting tobacco to be dried.

The tobacco plant is used in the manufacture of cigars, cigarettes, snuff, and pipe and chewing tobacco. It is a member of the nightshade family.

Tobacco Plant

The tobacco plant is used in the manufacture of cigars, cigarettes, snuff, and pipe and chewing tobacco.…

"The caterpillar of which, commonly known as the tobacco-worm in the Middle States, is very destructive to the leaf of the tobacco-plant, when the worm is young, by eating holes in the leaves, thus spoiling them for use as wrappers for cigars, and when old by devouring the whole of the leaf itself." -Watts, 1874

Tobacco worm

"The caterpillar of which, commonly known as the tobacco-worm in the Middle States, is very destructive…