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Vintage Vespa Images

There was a very nice with vintage ads and images of Vespa, so much loved by the Italian, but the site disappeared. Then I found a gallery at flickr, that is blocked now. That’s why I’m glad for Found in … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks Cards

The card above looks like Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks!, but it’s from the popular science fiction trading card series Mars Attacks. The bubble-gum cards were released by Topps in 1962, created by Brown and Woody Gelman and were the base … Continue reading

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Ohio Cartoonists

During the summer and early fall of 2003 The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library featured the exhibition Ohio Cartoonists – A Bicentennial Celebration shown in the Philip Sills Exhibit Hall of the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, The Ohio … Continue reading

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Fairy Tales books on Archive

Fairy tale is a fictional story that usually features folkloric characters (such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, witches, giants, and talking animals) and enchantments, often involving a far-fetched sequence of events. The Internet Archive highlighted seven fairy tale books with … Continue reading

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Faces in Places

With a bit of imagination or creativity we can find faces in the common places, like cars, windows, cans, food, walls, trees, clouds, garbage or in and the most surprising places, like a cheese grater. Faces in Places is a … Continue reading

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Bollywood Vintage Posters

Almost a year ago I blogged about two galleries of posters at The hot spot: Hand Painted Horror Movie Posters of India & Pakistan and Bollywood Vintage Posters – Pre 1960′s. Now it’s time to explore the other galleries of … Continue reading

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Australian fiction

Australian fiction was an exhibition of material from the Australian Monash University Library Rare Books Collection. A selection of novels and books of short stories by over one hundred writers, the exhibition covers our national output of fiction from 1845 … Continue reading

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Flickr announces The Commons

Flickr Blog announced The Commons: a pilot project created in partnership with The Library of Congress.The Library team contributed choosing around 1500 photos from their most popular collections to share on Flickr. The result is presented in two incredible photosets: … Continue reading

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Vintage Matchbook Labels

A very coloured collection of Vintage Matchbook Labels from the 1950s and 1960s, from East Europe: Czech, Hungary and Estonia. The Flickr set was created by Linzie Hunter, who had a hard work, “painstakingly boring” work as she said, of … Continue reading

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French ballooning and parachuting history cards

The image set Early flight at Wikipedia contains two beautiful series of French collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning and parachuting history. The series contain images of events from 1783 to 1846. Printed between 1890 and 1900 by … Continue reading

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