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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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Chinese Political Cartoons

Ethan Persoff has a new neat gallery with 35 Anti-U.S. Chinese Political Cartoons, circa 1958-1960. Culled and restored from reviewing hundreds of Eastern newspaper pages and illustrations, this set of 35 images represents what we consider the best late 50s … Continue reading

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Miniature Mechanical Marvels

Wired‘s slideshow Vintage Japanese Robots Storm Sci-Fi Museum shows 13 pictures of neat toys, like Mechagodzilla bellow. The toys are from the personal collection of the designer Tom Geismar, from Chermayeff & Geismar, which has been collecting for decades. Those … 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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La Vie Parisienne

Chéri Hérouard was a French illustrator who was most famously known for his forty-five year work for French society magazine, La Vie Parisienne, which was (is?) a French humoristic and erotic weekly magazine, published in Paris since 1863. ‘La Vie … 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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Pulp Cambodia Novel Covers

The Cambodian blogger Jinja , from Webbed Feet, Web Log, made some interesting discovers in the pulp books universe. Then, as a nice guy does, he blogged the “Pulp Cambodia Novel Covers” through three posts: Uth Roeun, Hul Sophon and … Continue reading

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Sven Brasch

The Danish artist Sven Brasch (1886-1970) created some of the best posters of the period 1910-1940 The site presents few examples, 17 only, of his art works for Hollywood movie posters, posters for events, magazine and book covers, ads from … Continue reading

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La Grivoise card game

The pretty humorous cards above are part of the deck of the French card game “La Grivoise” (The Spicy). That page contains all 32 cards and the box of the game released by Grimaud in the 1960’s. According to the … 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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