What a face of weathered wisdom (however misleading it might be)! Of course, he would be told not to smoke a pipe -- danger of oral cancer.
But pipe-smoking used to be considered a sign of calm, good humor and, yes, a kind of healthiness. A lot of doctors smoked pipes; it went along with their bow ties. But then, they'd do ads for cigarettes, too. Just look in a big magazine from the '40s. "Not a cough in a carload!"