WHAT WAS HE SMOKIN’? Moscoso’s Family Dog smokin’ man with stovepipe hat used in Seattle commemorative poster by Doug Fast @ TRPS: The Rock Poster Society + LA ROSA

Published September 23, 2013 by goyodelarosa

 On this day in 1979, Trips 13 Year Reunion Festival with Remember The Ave, The Daily Flash, P.H. Phactor, Hippy Hill, Eagerwand, Magic Fern, Helix, P.House at Oddfellows Hall, rock poster by Doug Fast

Doug Fast poster below, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Classic psychedelic and contemporary rock music posters are archived at The Rock Poster Society’s Timelines Album, from San Francisco, California: http://trps.org/ and at Professor Poster .

This fellow shown with the huge spliff is a detail from an old 19th century photo found in the BC Archives.

He is from a tribe in the Interior of BC, but despite his northern provenance,  was used by Victor Moscoso and a number of the Family Dog poster designers as their smoking man emblem for many years, and thus became a type of culturally appropriated (‘ripped off’) Gringo hippy ‘brand’.

Victor Moscoso put swirling kaleidoscopic sunglasses on him to suggest that what he was smoking was… something else…

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Image above: Professor Poster

 

One comment on “WHAT WAS HE SMOKIN’? Moscoso’s Family Dog smokin’ man with stovepipe hat used in Seattle commemorative poster by Doug Fast @ TRPS: The Rock Poster Society + LA ROSA

  • Posterville “Family Dog & Maritime” – Episode 5

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