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Toddler's leather jacket

Significance 

This pint-sized leather jacket is decorated with a marijuana leaf on the back, a fitting symbol for its young owner who was named Isaac Cannabis Marshall. Isaac, born in 1971, is the son of Anna and Phil Marshall. Anna, raised in Vancouver, had lived in a commune near Nakusp. By the time Isaac was born, she was living in a rented house on West 7th Avenue in Kitsilano, the epicentre of Vancouver’s hippie community. Phil, who had worked as a tree planter, started the store The Blind Owl Revisited on Robson Street in 1971.

Date Range 
1973
Place of Manufacture 
Made by Steve Hewins
Dimensions 
28.4 cm high, 38 cm wide
Museum Location 
You Say You Want a Revolution gallery
Catalog Number 
H2004.97.1a-b
Donor 
Anna Marshall