Smith Poster Archive - Beedi Advertisement with Mohini
Beedi Advertisement with Mohini
Artist: S.M. Pandit
17" X 17 3/8"
H. Daniel Smith Poster Archive, Department of Special Collections, Syracuse University Library, no 1588
This poster is an advertisement for Beedies, tobacco cigarettes rolled in leaves rather than paper. Its subject is the distribution of ambrosia to a heavenly congress of gods and titans by Mohini, a celestial form assumed by Vishnu to distract the demons.