Cannabis Woodblock Print, 1891

Hand colored woodblock print of Cannabis from ‘Senshu no Hana’ (One Thousand Varieties of Flowers) by Kono Bairei in 1891       Share page on:

The American Dope Party, 1906

‘The American dope party’ “A lesson in practical patriotism taught by the Boston tea party.” Illustration shows many men dressed as Native Americans on board a ship labeled “The Good Ship Dope”, throwing cartons and boxes of adulterated and unhealthy Read More …

The Spinner, 1889

“Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history will always be coming full circle.” -Francis Cabot Lowell The Spinner by Vincent van Gogh, 1889 Share page on:

Halloween’s Hemp Seed Sow, 1850

Some merry friendly country folks Together did convene, To burn their nits upon their stocks, An hold their Halloween. – Robert Burns, 1855   Tam O’Shanter and the Witches, illustration by John Faed to the poem of Robert Burns 1855 Read More …

Parke, Davis & Company advertisement, 1957

I can’t even make this stuff up… “You say you paid $9.oo to get that one prescription filled? Wow!” “Depends on how you look at it. That medicine kept me from missing weeks of work… Maybe saved my life. I Read More …

Hemp Trading Card, 1904

When we knew who our hero’s should be…   John Player & Sons: useful plants and fruits – Tobacco Trading Cards, 1904     Share page on:

The Cowboy Smugglers, 1890

‘Los charros contrabandistas’  (The Cowboy Smugglers), 1890 dice game Gameboard for dice game of the ‘Cowboy Smugglers’ shows Mexican cowboys in charro outfits on horseback, lassoing the 64 spaces on the board. The accompanying text, upper right, provides the rules Read More …

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