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ARCHIVE ARCHIVE PHOTOGRAPHS PHOTOGRAPHS No:3 No:3 LEGALISE LEGALISE CANNABIS CANNABIS CAMPAIGN CAMPAIGN HYDE HYDE PARK PARK LONDON, LONDON, 1981 1981


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“What the hell d’you look like, son?” ‘I’m a Tumt.’ “Doesn’t surprise me in the least.”


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“Well you see madam, this is where we keep all the photographers. Free range, easy to feed and we hardly notive they’re there.”


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“Does your Mummy know you’re running around dressed like that ...”


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“Oh no, someone’s left the door to the photographer’s cage open again!”


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Surely they haven’t allowed New Age Travelers into a Royal Park!


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The scuffle and arrests were due to ‘unlawful possession’ of a pair of jump leads needed to move a car


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“Yeah, cheers man, I need to mellow out.”


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“Move along please, there’s nothing to see here.”


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Note from the photographer: “Moments after this photograph was take a grapefruit bounced off the back of my head - I ate for breakfast next day.”


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