Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tokalon skin cream, 1947

Scanned from Portuguese magazine Século Ilustrado, No. 481, March 22 1947. Click image for 442 x 1188 size.

"Try this new spell for your skin
You will look 2 times lovelier
and see how many men you will have seduced in a month (...)

Each day you will wake up younger! It's not a miracle: that's the beneficial effect of 'biocel', the physiological food for the skin's own cells, a veritable youth elixir discovered by Dr. Stejskal, of the Vienna University."

Monday, March 30, 2009

Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930 - 7

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Ads for Lithinés du Dr. Gustin, for kidney ailments and rheumatism; for A. C. P. travels; for travel luggage Hartmann; and for Magazine Bertrand.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Friendly Road, 1922


The Friendly Road, 1922, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 447 x 600 size.

"It is fun if your shoes are right
Breathe deep, walk erect, look the world in the face
Exercise taken in the fresh air and sunshine develops
appetite, red cheeks, vigor, joy, grace"

Saturday, March 28, 2009

AT&T Telecom, 1984


AT&T Telecom, 1984, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 669 x 874 size.

Scanned from Taschen's "American Ads of the 80s".

"With AT&T, you can dial a 1-minute minimum call to the United Kingdom or ireland for just $1.25.

AT&T. We Bring The World Closer."

Friday, March 27, 2009

Al Parker, American Airlines ad, 1960s?

Click image for 500 x 697 size.

Via 100 Years of Illustration.

"The choice of experienced travelers"

Portuguese ads, 1947

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Portuguese ads for Winston Churchill's book "Memoirs of My Youth"; for Gillette; for magazine Rádio Mundial; for Enbryodine, hair product; and for BOAC Speedbird travels (British Overseas Airways Corporation). Published in Portuguese magazine Século Ilustrado, No. 481, March 22 1947.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, 1930

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Ad to a Portuguese translation of Erich Maria Remarque's book All Quiet on the Western Front. Published in Portuguese magazine Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930 - 3.

Don't Keep a Diary


Prop poster WWII e, originally uploaded by gferrara.

"It might get into the enemy's hands"

Kashima Corporation, 1920s


Kashima Corporation, 1920s, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 528 x 835 size.

Thanks to Paula Wirth for translating!

Scanned from Taschen's "Japanese Beauties".

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Trimline Telephone, 1980


Trimline Telephone, 1980, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 642 x 876 size.

Scanned from Taschen's "American Ads of the 80s".

"The Trimlime telephone puts the whole phone in your hand
Trimline by Western Electric
It's for you"

Kindness Rollers ad, 1970


Kindness Rollers ad, 1970, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 70s". Click image for 1398 x 884 size.

"The next step: the conditioned set. Only Kindness Hairsetters from Clairol have the systems that condition as they curl.

Because water, mist and steam don't do anything for your hair... Clairol creates:

(1) The never-before vaporizing system of the new Kindness Custom Care Instant Haisetter and Conditioner. To condition dry hair deep-down beautiful

(2) The Kindness spray-and-roll system. To condition hair that won't hold a set -- by adding body and extra curl power.

Kindness for Christmas from Clairol, America's best-selling hairsetters"

Al Parker, American Airlines ad (detail) 1960s?

Via 100 Years of Illustration. Click image for 500 x 635 size.

"You'll have more time at either -- plenty of time for both -- if you choose your vacation from those 77 Flagship cities -- gateways to America's most famous vacationlands"

Gillette, 1947

Ad for Gillette, published in Portuguese magazine Século Ilustrado, No. 481, March 22 1947. Click image for 706 x 818 size.

"Known throughout the world

Gillette uses electricity to sharpen razors in order to get harder and sharper blades. Three-faceted blades are sturdier. You may ignore these technical details but surely you know Gillette razors give you a smoother and quicker shave.

A 'good morning' starts with Gillette"

Lithinés du Dr. Gustin, 1930

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Ad for Lithinés du Dr. Gustin, a medicine for rheumatism, as well as kidney, bladder and liver ailments. Published in Portuguese magazine Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930.

Assorted ads 1900-1929


Assorted ads 1900-1929, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "Japanese Beauties". Click image for 627 x 900 size.

Left is an ad for a store that sells domestic and international products, including cigarettes. Right top is an herbal tea with carrot and saffron for pregnant women and women who have recently given birth. Right bottom Label for Shinobairaku Corporation - some kind of herb good for pregnant women - for pregnancy and after giving birth. (Can be put in water or tea)

Thanks to Paula Wirth for translating!

Eugène Grasset, Suzi Deguez, 1905

Click image for 381 x 997 size.

Via Vintage Poster