Posts Tagged: illustration

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Pilgrims Progress?

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Pilgrims Progress?

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

Better Vision For Better Living Pt II

The eyes have it- “Better Vision for Better Living” seems to be my mantra for this summer. The Road to Health   Despite the fact I diligently heeded my mothers admonitions to sit up straight when I read, making sure

Better Vision For Better Living Pt II

The eyes have it- “Better Vision for Better Living” seems to be my mantra for this summer. The Road to Health   Despite the fact I diligently heeded my mothers admonitions to sit up straight when I read, making sure

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

picture mother daughter laundry 1950

Like Mother, Like Daughter

  Mid century mothers and daughters were clearly tied together not only by their apron strings but the same set of cultural expectations.  Not only did they share darling matching outfits but the same sunny enthusiasm for household chores. And

picture mother daughter laundry 1950

Like Mother, Like Daughter

  Mid century mothers and daughters were clearly tied together not only by their apron strings but the same set of cultural expectations.  Not only did they share darling matching outfits but the same sunny enthusiasm for household chores. And

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as

vintage illustration boys playing football

Touchdown for Gays

The quarterback always scores a touchdown with the girl! Football has always been a real mans game. There’s nothing sissy about this sport built on machismo, muscle and violence! But the perception of a real man might soon be as

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Retro Tech- Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Retro Tech- Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2013 getting under way this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post war

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Takes Sides

A patriotic Santa comes to the aid of the Allies in this WWII Christmas advertisement for Interwoven Socks . In 1943 while FDR, and Churchill conferred in Casablanca, apparently Uncle Sam was having a hush-hush tete a tete with Santa

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Takes Sides

A patriotic Santa comes to the aid of the Allies in this WWII Christmas advertisement for Interwoven Socks . In 1943 while FDR, and Churchill conferred in Casablanca, apparently Uncle Sam was having a hush-hush tete a tete with Santa

John Kennedy Cartoon

Coloring In The Truth

Color me Conservative It’s a Christmas miracle! Just in time for that All-American holiday Christmas, appears the perfect gift- just right for your right-wing child. Forget Flutterbye Fairies, Furby Boom or Big Hugs Elmo. This years “gotta have” present for

John Kennedy Cartoon

Coloring In The Truth

Color me Conservative It’s a Christmas miracle! Just in time for that All-American holiday Christmas, appears the perfect gift- just right for your right-wing child. Forget Flutterbye Fairies, Furby Boom or Big Hugs Elmo. This years “gotta have” present for

illustration family shopping

Ready, Set, Shop!

The great American competitive sport of bargain hunting is upon us. Gobbling down that last morsel of pumpkin pie, serious competitor started their shopping earlier than ever. This year, Thursday was the new Black Friday As shopper battle it out

illustration family shopping

Ready, Set, Shop!

The great American competitive sport of bargain hunting is upon us. Gobbling down that last morsel of pumpkin pie, serious competitor started their shopping earlier than ever. This year, Thursday was the new Black Friday As shopper battle it out

Prince Charles Princess Diana cartoon illustration 1982

Royal Baby Watch

The royal baby watch is in its final countdown. Journalists and photographers from around the globe are camped out in front of St Marys Hospital in Paddington, West London where the future King or Queen of England will be born.

Prince Charles Princess Diana cartoon illustration 1982

Royal Baby Watch

The royal baby watch is in its final countdown. Journalists and photographers from around the globe are camped out in front of St Marys Hospital in Paddington, West London where the future King or Queen of England will be born.