Pipes with a difficult name
20 August 2021
The purchase of a few pipes with the portrait of a historical warrior prompted us to delve into the history of the nineteenth century portrait pipe. This resulted in a fascinating article about the Gallic hero Vercingetorix, a household name for Asterix readers. The article tells the story of the man who, as chieftain, resisted the all-powerful Romans and was therefore idealized in the nineteenth century as the founder of Gaul or France. In addition to beautiful pipes, the article also presents an exciting history. Now available to read on our website.