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Martin Sharp Cannabis for Steve Abrams' 6th July 1967 Legalise Pot Rally in Hyde Park

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Following the arrest of leading underground figure John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins for possession of cannabis, Steve Abrams (& others) organised a ‘Legalise Pot Rally’ in London’s Hyde Park in July 1967.

A couple of posters were produced in relation to the event. Click link below.

SOMA Steve Abrams “Times Advertisement” newspaper Poster

McInnerney’s 1967 Legalise Pot Poster : shown for illustrative purposes only

Martin Sharp produced  posters for both the 1967.  John Hurford produced the 1968 poster also used as the cover for OZ Magazine #13.

 

News of the World declared, ” This dangerous man (Abrams) MUST be Stopped!- He’s found a legal way to make drugs “

I’m aware of a few variations  of this poster. The main two are both printed on foil :with/ without the address at the bottom.The production of this poster led to Peter Ledeboer setting up Big O posters. Supposedly the posters without the address were printed for  fly posting around London, and the batches with ‘BO1  Cannabis by Martin Sharp Published by Big O Posters Ltd 219 Eversleigh Road’ at the bottom were for retail at head shop or mail order.

Poster 20” x 30” = 50.5cm x 76cm

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Following the arrest of leading underground figure John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins for possession of cannabis, Steve Abrams (& others) organised a ‘Legalise Pot Rally’ in London’s Hyde Park in July 1967.

A couple of posters were produced in relation to the event. Click link below.

SOMA Steve Abrams “Times Advertisement” newspaper Poster

McInnerney’s 1967 Legalise Pot Poster : shown for illustrative purposes only

Martin Sharp produced  posters for both the 1967.  John Hurford produced the 1968 poster also used as the cover for OZ Magazine #13.

 

News of the World declared, ” This dangerous man (Abrams) MUST be Stopped!- He’s found a legal way to make drugs “

I’m aware of a few variations  of this poster. The main two are both printed on foil :with/ without the address at the bottom.The production of this poster led to Peter Ledeboer setting up Big O posters. Supposedly the posters without the address were printed for  fly posting around London, and the batches with ‘BO1  Cannabis by Martin Sharp Published by Big O Posters Ltd 219 Eversleigh Road’ at the bottom were for retail at head shop or mail order.

Poster 20” x 30” = 50.5cm x 76cm

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