Coffin display warns of smoking risks throughout Stoptober



This coffin is on display at Wakefield Museum as part of an exhibition throughout Stoptober.
Filled with smoking paraphernalia including a tobacco holder, 1970s psychedelic match holder, smoking cap, and cigarette packets from the 1930s, the coffin highlights how smoking habits and attitudes have changed through the ages.
The exhibition, entitled ‘RIP Smoking - Let’s bury smoking this Stoptober’ also aims to remind people about the risks of the habit.
Coun Pat Garbutt, Wakefield Council’s cabinet member for adults and health said: “Some of these objects would have been valued items to their... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 41
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