Aleister Crowley and Absinthe

The English mystic Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947) found artistic inspiration during the Green Hour.

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In 1918, Crowley famously wrote an essay about the Green Goddess while at the Old Absinthe House in New Orleans.

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Below is a page from an early manuscript of Crowley’s essay, “The Green Goddess.”

Crowley manuscript

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