Saturday, March 31, 2012

Classic Ads from Japan






Ready to Row, 1914

June 1914. Poughkeepsie, New York. "Wisconsin freshmen on Hudson River." More rowers from the heyday of the Poughkeepsie Regatta. View full size.

Vintage Portraits with Maps

Women and girls holding, studying, making, and just standing near maps...






Old Photographs from the World War One






Cool Vintage Photographs of Pyramids






Friday, March 30, 2012

Black & White Retrospective of the 20th Century






Tin Can Tourism

The Tin Can Tourists of the World (T.C.T.) was an organization of camping and trailering enthusiasts founded at a Tampa, Florida campground in 1919. The goals of the group were to provide its members with safe and clean camping areas, wholesome entertainment, and high moral values.






Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tower Bridge - A Century of Photography

Tower Bridge (built 1886-1894) is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, England, over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name. It has become an iconic symbol of London.

1909

1919

1936

1944

1958

Vintage Pictures of Bridals from 1910s-1940s






Young Actresses

Elizabeth Taylor in 1947, age 15

Eva Marie Saint opens a prop door during a TV shoot at NBC studios in 1947. The Newark, N.J.-born actress started her career as an NBC page.

Eva Marie Saint (above, in 1949) got her film break in 1954's Oscar-winning On the Waterfront with Brando and other powerhouse actors, but perhaps her defining role came opposite Cary Grant in Hitchcock's incredibly entertaining thriller-romance, North by Northwest in 1959.

Nineteen-year-old Ann-Margret belts out a tune during a screen test for the movie State Fair in 1961.

Jane Fonda, 1959.

Retro Cars From Private Collections In Autovill

Autovill is a museum featuring automobiles from private collections only. It is the only museum that has no fences so visitors could touch and sit in each car they want. You will find no clunkers here. All cars are restored and well-polished.

Chevrolet Fleetline Deluxe, 1949

Cadillac DeVille, 1959

Citroen ID19 (DS), 1960

Horch 830 BL, 1935

Mercedes-Benz 540K, 1936