The Water Poet Gushes, 1620

“Here is Labor, Profit, Clothing, Pleasure, Food, Navigation: Divinity, Poetry, the liberal Arts, Arm’s, Virtues defense, Vices offense, a true mans protection, a Thief’s execution. Here is mirth and matter all beaten out of this small Seed.” -John Taylor, 1620 Read More …

Square Grouper, 1979

U.S. Custom Agents pose on fast boat filled bales of marijuana, Florida Keys, 1979   Catching the limit for Square Grouper… 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 White Raven, 1971

“This photograph by Cor Jaring is from 1971 and shows the boat ‘De Witte Raaf’ (the White Raven) moored straight opposite the local Amsterdam police station of Kattenburg, selling marihuana plants, for one guilder each. We see Kees Hoekert at Read More …

Something from Nothing

Old Hemp Rope at shipyard   Something from Nothing So superior is hemp, that even the discarded old beaten ropes are worth saving… When a Hemp rope has lived its life and is in desperate need of replacement, they are Read More …