Scout's Atomic Flash

Cyber-collector of early-to-mid 20th Century cultural imagery and artifacts.
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Anais Nin as Astarte in Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome directed by Kenneth Anger, 1954

The strange and curious Gallia hair-dryer, 1935. Photographer unknown

The 1959 Smartphone in a super sharp Thunderbird (USA) Photographer: K.H. Peter

El Lissitzky’s Soviet pavilion at the Pressa exhibition in Cologne, 1928

El Lissitzky’s Soviet pavilion at the Pressa exhibition in Cologne, 1928

Military shop, Holland, 1960s Photographer: Eddy Posthuma de Boer

Skunker Skulls, Monster Claws, and Vampire Bats, oh my! - Bats In Your Belfry action toy from Mattel, 1964.

Skunker Skulls, Monster Claws, and Vampire Bats, oh my! - Bats In Your Belfry action toy from Mattel, 1964.

The Polaroid SX-70 Sonar OneStep - Inaudible sound waves that bounce back from the subject in a split second, the lens automatically rotates to a perfect focus…a perfectly focused picture every time…at the touch of just one button. (1972)

The Polaroid SX-70 Sonar OneStep - Inaudible sound waves that bounce back from the subject in a split second, the lens automatically rotates to a perfect focus…a perfectly focused picture every time…at the touch of just one button. (1972)

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Sounds of comics

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Pax, sax, sarax; hola, noa, nostra! - ka-bala, the 1967 talking board game from the Transogram Company.

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Journalist and female motorcycle trailblazer Anke-Eve Goldmann with her BMW R69S, 1957.

Journalist and female motorcycle trailblazer Anke-Eve Goldmann with her BMW R69S, 1957.

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Mid-century modern villa by George Vernon Russell, 1955: The Womb lounge chair by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, 1948. Photograph by Ernest Braun. / midcenturymodernfreak

scandinaviancollectors:

Mid-century modern villa by George Vernon Russell, 1955: The Womb lounge chair by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, 1948. Photograph by Ernest Braun. / midcenturymodernfreak

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Suspended animation - illustration by Rafael DeSoto used as cover art for the Nov. 1950 issue of Fantastic Novels Magazine featuring the sci-fi future-fantasy, The Hothouse World (Fred MacIsaac).

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