Nautch: Dancers in Kashmir, 1928

Nautch: Dancers in Kashmir “The women of the Vale of Kashmir, one of the loveliest places in the world, have long been considered among the most beautiful in India. The languorous and exotic nautch dancers, with their jeweled headdresses and Read More …

Oregon Narcissus, 1850

Miner Toi Kee displays narcissus grown for the Chinese New Year celebration holding a water pipe and incense in Jacksonville, Oregon 1850’s     “A genus that is very complex and burdened with numerous uncertainties” — Schultes & Schultes description of Read More …

Smoking Contest, 1959

‘Smoking Contest’ held at Yale University in 1959       Honorable mention to the guy who showed up with the homemade jug hookah!   Share page on:

Quetta Session, 1973

Photograph/Artwork by Artist Sigmar Polke in Quetta, Pakistan. 1973/1974     Share page on:

The First Stoned Selfie, 1843

The First Stoned Selfie Just a few short years after the American Robert Cornelius took the first selfie in Philadelphia in 1839, French painter Camille Dolard would take another photographic first for selfie’s…  The first stoned selfie! In 1843 using Read More …

Cambodian Battle Bong, 1974

“A Cambodian soldier takes a marijuana break during a lull in the fighting around Prek Tapao, 7 miles south east of Phnom Penh. The soldier keeps the pipe, made from a hefty length of bamboo, going with a lamp made Read More …

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