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Temple of Venus at Baia - Etching by Filippo Morghen (18th century) - Collection "Azienda di Soggiorno e Turismo" of Pozzuoli

ein-bleistift-und-radiergummi:

Oskar Schlemmer Poster Design ‘Neuer Kunstsalon Stuttgart’ 1913

Much “might” be said on both sides

Much “might” be said on both sides.

Hugh Thomson, from Days with Sir Roger de Coverley, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, London, 1892.

Painted comber

Painted comber.

Jacques Christophe Werner, from Histoire naturelle des poissons (Natural History of Fish) plates 9-140, by Georges Cuvier, Paris, 1828.

Straighthead soldierfish

Straighthead soldierfish.

Jacques Christophe Werner, from Histoire naturelle des poissons (Natural History of Fish) plates 9-140, by Georges Cuvier, Paris, 1828.

Hypoplectrus puella

Hypoplectrus puella.

Jacques Christophe Werner, from Histoire naturelle des poissons (Natural History of Fish) plates 9-140, by Georges Cuvier, Paris, 1828.

1959 ... Atlas ICBM

1973 ... time for plan B

1958-...-any-thrill!

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

Argentinian poster for LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT (Todd Browning, USA, 1927)

Argentinian poster for LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT (Todd Browning, USA, 1927)

Artist: “A. Wagener”?

1953 Nescafé ad

1948 Illustrated Teen Fashion Ad, Florida Fashions Inc., Florita & Favorita Dresses

1952 Havoline Oil ad

1952 New York Life Insurance ad

115 Postcard front

Попалась. Художники Е.Лавров и Е.Аскинази

Попалась. Художники Е.Лавров и Е.Аскинази

… caught. A Soviet postcard from year 1968

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001 Jugend 1906 Heidelberg University Collection

A reprint of a vintage New Year postcard showing some symbols of good luck

A reprint of a vintage New Year postcard showing some symbols of good luck.

In case of a horseshoe, I wonder how long would it stay remembered. I have seen at least one young person commenting, confused: “Why are those gnomes running thorough a toilet seat cover?”

Postcard from year 1987, showing heroes by Estonian writer Eno Raud, illustrated by Edgar Valter

Postcard from year 1987, showing heroes by Estonian writer Eno Raud, illustrated by Edgar Valter.

These jolly fellows were very popular not just in Estonia, but all over the Soviet Union.

In Soviet time Sammalhabe (the guy with a beard, his name means Moss-beard) fought to defend nature, but now, thanks to the street art artist Edvard Von Lõngus, he seems to have switched to other current day issues.

1961 German poster for FIRES ON THE PLAIN (Kon Ichikawa, Japan, 1959)

1961 German poster for FIRES ON THE PLAIN (Kon Ichikawa, Japan, 1959)

Designer: Dorothea Fischer-Nosbisch (1921-2009) [see also]

1966 Illustrated Fashion Ad, Night-Aires Shoes, "After the Surfing"

1948 Illustrated Fashion Ad, Friendly Sports Shoes, New Butterscotch Bliss Color, Teen Girl & Guy at Soda Shop

1948 Illustrated Fashion Ad, Gala Gibson Girl Blouse by Metro Fashions, 10-Day Free Trial

1967 Illustrated Lingerie Ad, Formfit "Fiesta" Bras & Girdles (lengua española revista)

1950 Caley Fortune Chocolates ad