School girls experimenting with cigarettes on the train to school. (Photo by John Chillingworth/Getty Images). 1951

Janet Allen, a professional dancing partner at Streatham Dance Hall, enjoying breakfast in bed. (Photo by Picture Post/Getty Images). 1939

An image of children smoking. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1950

Two Nurses demonstrate their objection to a smoking ban. (Photo by London Express/Getty Images). 1938

Nurses at the Salford Royal Hospital take advantage of the newly-opened smoking facilities, providing a smoke room for off duty staff. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1938

Students of Horsley Hall School having a game of cards and smoking. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images). November 1948

Two women in yachting caps. One is lighting her cigarette from the other's. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 9th May 1936

A lady is pictured lighting her cigarette now held in a novelty cigarette holder in the shape of a musical instrument. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). Circa 1932

Two sailors from HMS Fury enjoy a smoke with two women in bathing suits on a beach in Jersey, where their ship is on a visit. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 29th June 1935

Two racegoers obviously need a cigarette to calm their nerves. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 25th March 1938

An angry husband threatens a man who has been with his wife in New York. The wife watches on while nonchalantly smoking a cigarette. (Photo by Orlando /Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1950

A young female British Navy officer sitting astride a minesweeper's cannon and lighting a cigarette whilst two officers look on. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 5th June 1937

A hop-picker from London smoking a cigarette whilst working in a Kent field. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 8th September 1942

British stage and screen actress Judy Campbell (1916–2004), circa 1948. (Photo by Gordon Anthony/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Actress, drug addict and “It Girl” Brenda Dean Paul (1907–1959, centre) leaves court after facing drugs charges, July 1933. She is holding a tin of large Sub Rosa cigarettes. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

75 year-old Mary Parish lights a cigarette for her 101 year-old mother, Mary Ann Parish, at their home in Walworth, London, 14th February 1946. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

German actress Hildegard Knef (1925–2002) in Munich, 1951. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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