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Pin Up Gallery has a nice collection of pin-up calendars of 1940’s and 1950’s. There are fifteen calendars with beautiful illustrations of gorgeous girls from the magazines Ballyhoo and Esquire Girl, and drawned by two masters of pin-up illustration: Alberto … Continue reading
I wanted to make a post of Playboy’s Alberto Vargas, but the prettiest, and almost all illustrations (and that link) are NSFW. What makes me do one more post about George Petty and a 1947 calendar. 12 months of “Petty … Continue reading
Typography rocks. Studio Pin-Ups was the of 2006 winner of Epica Awards in the category Publications. A very creative calendar from the agency LIDA to Taylor Lane by David Harris. This makeover of the traditional ‘studio pin-up’ calendar not only … Continue reading
A new year demands a new calendar, right? I did my last calendar, and the one before it, with the models of 12 sided calendar page. You can choose the language, the format to save to print (PDF or PostScript), … Continue reading
Ah… the pin-ups of George Petty… they are very pretty, don’t you think? If you agree with me take a look at the post George Petty’s Ridgid Tools Calendars at ASIFA. It’s not my favourite work of Petty – Ridgid … Continue reading
The Lafayette College Special Collections & College Archives presents Howard Chandler Christy Papers, 1873-2001. The Howard Chandler Christy Papers (1873-2001) document the personal life and artistic career of Christy, noted American illustrator and painter. While a photograph of Christy’s birthplace … Continue reading
Maopost has an impressive collection of vintage Chinese propaganda posters, more then thousand images. Some beautiful posters of movies, sports, culture, education, heroes, socialism, workers, children and others subjects, and calendar cards.
A Walk Through Time: The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages. An interesting article. More about time measurement: About Daylight Saving Time: history, rationale, laws and dates. History of Clocks and Calendars: history, culture and development of clicks and … Continue reading
Chambers’s Book of Days: a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar. An electronic reprint of the original: Chambers’s Book of Days. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1879. And here is my birthday page.