Vintage

Song of the Day — ‘The Electrician’ by The Walker Brothers (1978)

About The Walker Brothers (From Wiki): The Walker Brothers were an American 1960s and 1970s pop group, comprising Scott Engel, John Maus, and Gary Leeds. They had a number of top ten albums and singles in the mid-1960s, including number 1 chart hits “Make It Easy on Yourself” and “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)“.(…)

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Adviews — digital archive of vintage television commercials

Adviews — digital archive of vintage television commercials

AdViews is a digital archive of thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s. These commercials were created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B). Founded in 1929, Benton & Bowles was a New York advertising agency that merged with(…)

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Jazz artist portraits by William P. Gottlieb, circa 1938 to 1948.

Jazz artist portraits by William P. Gottlieb, circa 1938 to 1948.

Portrait of Slam Stewart, Three Deuces(?), New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1946 Click images for larger. Portrait of Django Reinhardt, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946 Portrait of Kaiser Marshall, Art Hodes, Sandy Williams, Cecil (Xavier) Scott, and Henry (Clay) Goodwin, Times Square, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1947 Portrait of Billie Holiday, Downbeat(?),(…)

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Alice in Wonderland (1903)

The first-ever film version of Lewis Carroll’s tale has recently been restored by the BFI National Archive from severely damaged materials. More info on the film and the BFI National Film Archive here. Previously similiar: Alice in Wonderland Posters and Stills Alice in Waterland by Elena Kalis Cute interactive piece to promote J. Otto Seibold’s(…)

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Puerto Rico In Posters 1952-85

Puerto Rico In Posters 1952-85

The collection is made up of 316 silk screened posters of the most well respected Puerto Rican artists. These images are snapshots of significant cultural, social and political events that occurred on the island from 1952 to 1985. Numbers represent artworks by Artist in collection. Rafael Tufiño 64 • Lorenzo Homar 65 • Tony Maldonado 34 • Rafael Rivera Rosa 4 • Carlos Raquel Rivera 3 •(…)

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