RUSSIAN , as printed in The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book, 1935, a collection of Pre-Prohibition, Classic Cocktails.
Add to iced tumbler, shake and strain into a cocktail glass:
1/3 orange juice
1 dash of orange bitters
1 dash of absinthe
Note: Another “Russian” contained Vodka, but was seldom called for
The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book