Vintage Photos of Cigarette Smoking That’ll Take Your Breath Away

The impressive tome provides a glimpse of the unexpected role that cigarettes play at Chinese weddings.

Once upon a time, it was customary for the bride to light a cigarette for each and every man in attendance. The bride and the groom were also expected to play cigarette-smoking games of unprecedented ingeniousness.

The publication pays homage to a tradition in which love and death walk hand in hand.

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