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Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy

There are some crazy users on Flickr, and crazy means crazy in the best possible way, who like to share vintage images. Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy likes to share “some” stuff: almost six thousand of images divided in 90 sets and … Continue reading

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America in Caricature 1765 – 1865

Political Cartoons of the Lilly Library: America in Caricature 1765 – 1865. The caricatures depict times of turbulence in American history and range in date from the Revolutionary War to the War of 1812 and to the presidential elections of … Continue reading

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Save the Girls

American Airpower Heritage Museum’s Save the Girls is a project to preserve, restore and display the world’s largest collection of original World War II aircraft nose art. Pin-ups paintings on airplanes: 33 original nose art panels that represent the artistic … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth is a 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon short subject directed by Hugh Harman, about a post-apocalyptic world populated by animals. Two young squirrels ask their grandfather on Christmas Eve what the “men” are in the lyric “Peace on Earth, … Continue reading

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Canadian War Poster Collection

A fabulous collection: Canadian War Poster Collection – The holdings of the Print Collection in the Rare Books and Special Collections Division include some 250 Canadian posters from the two World Wars. During the First World War, the imagery of … Continue reading

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The WW II Pinup Gallery

The Barracks Wall: The WW II Pinup Gallery. It presents an excellent collection of vintage views of the most beautiful women of the 1940s, including many beautiful actresses and another gorgeous women. You are going to need of many time … Continue reading

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The Art of War

The Art of War is a great National Archives online exhibition with three sessions (Illustrations, Propaganda and Valour & Gallantry), and site extras. The Illustrations is my favourite with books, comics, caricatures, “horrors of war” and magazines. Don’t miss the … Continue reading

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Horror, Suspense, Romance and Humour on Comics

Back from the Depths: a memorial site to Scream!, a horror and humorous comics that stopped after only 15 issues before its untimely death in June 84. The stories, artwork and characters are buried deep in the cartoon graveyard but … Continue reading

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Military Posters of 20th century

Military Posters of 20th century: an excellent site with hundreds of posters. In this site you can find biggest in WWW collection of Military Posters: Russo-Japanese war, WW1, WW2, Civil Wars in Russia and Spain, Cold War. (via andreaxmas)

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Camouflage Comics

Camouflage Comics – Dirty War Images aims at producing reflections – both in the form of verbal and visual material – on the interplay between art, dictatorship and human rights in general and the legacy of the Argentine “Dirty War” … Continue reading

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