Sunday, May 31, 2009

Vérascope Richard, 1930

Scanned from Portuguese magazine Ilustração, No. 110, July 16, 1930. Click image for 725 x 1087 size.

Ad for photographic camera Vérascope Richard.

"(Takes pictures) much better than me and much more easily. Gives the illusion of reality and depth. It's an extraordinary machine."

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Tea ads & calendars, 1900-1929


Tea ads & calendars, 1900-1929, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "Japanese Beauties". Click image for 616 x 900 size.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Digits Finger Watches, 1988


Digits Finger Watches, 1988, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "American Ads of the 80s". Click image for 800 x 1090 size.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Dexter Shoes ad, 1971


Dexter Shoes ad, 1971, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 70s". Click image for 573 x 812 size.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Rodal/Kurlash eyelash curler, 1930

Click image for 808 x 562 size. Scanned from Portuguese magazine Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930.

Ad for eyelash curler Rodal (name later changed to Kurlash), brand Vildizienne, sold by the Scientific Beauty Academy.

Click image for 802 x 552 size.

Ilustração, No. 119, December 1 1930 - 6a

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Japanese Calendar and ad for a drugstore, 1900-1929

Thanks to Paula Wirth for translating!

Scanned from Taschen's "Japanese Beauties". Click image for 543 x 777 size.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Crystal White Laundry Soap, 1916


Crystal White Laundry Soap, 1916, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 460 x 700 size. From Taschen's "All-American Ads 1900-1919".

"A woman's right
Peet's Crystal White

It looks right and it is right"

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job, 1896



Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job ad, 1896 d

Click image for 535 x 700 size.

Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job ad, 1896 b

Click image for 550 x 716 size.

Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job ad, 1896 c

Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job ad, 1896 e

Mouse-Kelly Rock Poster. Click image for 418 x 600 size.

Mouse-Kelly Rock Poster

Alphonse Mucha, Papier a Cigarettes Job, 1898

Friday, May 15, 2009

Stroheim & Romann Fabrics, 1972

Click image for 602 x 800 size.

Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 70s".

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Gleem Toothpaste, 1988


Gleem Toothpaste, 1988, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 800 x 1041 size. Scanned from Taschen's "American Ads of the 80s".

"Teeth aren't white until they gleem."

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

David Klein, TWA ad, 1960s


David Klein, TWA ad, 1960s, originally uploaded by Gatochy.



David Klein, American (1918–2005)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Face Powder Etoile Noire, Gellé Frères, Paris, 1930

Scanned from Portuguese magazine Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930. Click image for 744 x 564 size.

"It gives your skin an incomparable beauty and freshness. The finest quality, almost imperceptible on your skin, it does not stray and leaves on your skin a unique perfume, persistent and captivating. To try it is to always prefer it! Try it, madam. Sold in all good perfume shops."

Monday, May 11, 2009

Budweiser, 1962


Budweiser ad, 1962, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 60s". Click image for 507 x 700 size.

"This calls for Budweiser

The neighbors... out in the kitchen, swapping ideas with good friends. This is fun... and this calls for Budweiser.

Where there's life... there's Bud".

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Canned Food Information Council, 1985

Scanned from Taschen's "American Ads of the 80s". Click image for 1563 x 1061 size.

"In the year 3000, food will come in amazing containers that save nutrients, freshness and time.

It will be food in cans.

The question isn't when canned foods began. It's when you discover them. Canned foods are convenient. Time-saving. Versatile. Healthy. And good. They go into everything from salsa to soufflés. And from baby peas to pineapple rings, they can be very impressive. Who says you have to be new to be very, very modern.

Canned Food

Information Council"

Friday, May 8, 2009

ENO fruit salts, 1930

From Portugueze magazine Ilustração, No. 109, July 1 1930. Click image for 850 x 1192 size.

"Grim thoughts...

Habitual poor digestions, stomach weaknesses, migraines and nausea, end up clouding your humor. To make that ill feeling disappear and to avoid a relapse, one should take a coffee spoon of ENO fruit salts, in a glass of water, mornings and nights."

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Mattel See n' Say Talking Toys ad, 1979

Click image for 648 x 880 size.

Scanned from Taschen's "All-American Ads of the 70s".

Monday, May 4, 2009

Sure & Natural Sanitary Pads, 1985

Click image for 638 x 874 size.

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

Sure & Natural, the sanitary pads you need protection from.

"Now protection from Sure & Natural is even more discreet with new Tiny Totes. Tiny little paks for discreet carrying and disposal of your maxi. There's one for every pad in every box. Sp use'em and lose'em. Pack'em and scrap'em. Take'em and leave'em. Sure & Natural".

Friday, May 1, 2009