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Treacherous Kisses

In the top margin, it’s labeled “Illustrated Romance Library No. 71″ and entitled “Treacherous Kisses,” but as illustrations were often re-used, this may have appeared with a different title. It has been attributed to Jon Whitcomb, but it appears unsigned. … Continue reading

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That 1920s look

I wish women wore hats the way they did in the 1920s and 1930s. I don’t know what it is, exactly. Sure, men’s hats are OK too. But it’s not the same; they’re not as interesting; they don’t evoke the … Continue reading

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Yale, 1940s

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Sydney police mugshots, 1912-1930

Sidney Kelly. Murder, assault, drugs, pimping. F. Murray. A burglar who spent his ill gotten gains on booze and prostitutes. Walter smith. Street robber. S. Skukerman. Fraudster. H. Ellis. Crime boss. Incited gang members to commit his crimes. 6×4 glass … Continue reading

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Union Station, Washington DC, 1921

Click for larger This photograph reminds me of the golden age of travel. Trains, plains and auto-mobiles. Many moons ago, travel was exciting and rather classy. There is little to like about current transport networks (other than that they’re functional, … Continue reading

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Vintage Dior

(via vintagephoto) Love the sepia tone on this. When I was young I liked the idea of fashion design. Always loved how those designers could sketch those amazing drawings. I moved on from that phase, wanting to join the armed … Continue reading

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