Collection Selections: Smoking

Exhibit on view: July 13, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Photo: CFM 1996.022.0003

For centuries, people have smoked tobacco and other substances for religious, social, and medical reasons – and simply for pleasure.

Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes over 200 artifacts related to smoking, from 18th century clay pipe fragments to 20th century lighters, ashtrays, matchbooks and cigarette advertisements.

Come view a selection of this diverse collection of objects. View a list of artifact donors here.

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