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Cyber-collector of early-to-mid 20th Century cultural imagery and artifacts.
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Detail illustration from Algis Budrys’ 1958 Cold War sci-fi cyber-thriller, Who? Artist: Frank Kelly Freas (via Maïorov Simpleton)

Vought Aircraft Cold War Advert Detail ‘…higher…faster…father’: The Vought Engineer, 1957

1950sunlimited:

Eyeglasses style options, 1960s postcard

1966 Lakeside Toys GUMBY and Pokey Electric Drawing Set

(via hex-girlfriend)

gameraboy:

Dr. No (1962)

gameraboy:

Dr. No (1962)

supermodelgif:


Sophia Loren photographed by Tazio Secchiaroli for Vogue US, 1970.

supermodelgif:

Sophia Loren photographed by Tazio Secchiaroli for Vogue US, 1970.

scanzen:

Snecma Flying Coleoptere (C-450).

via JP Dubs

mid-centurylove:

A question I ask myself daily….1956

magictransistor:

Oskar Schlemmer. Costume for the Triadic Ballet. 1925.

(via timetravelteam)

foxesinbreeches:

Pierre Jacquet-Droz, Young Writer, 1770

From K.G. Pontus Hultén’s The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age, Moma, 1968

zgmfd:

Peter Lorre, Mad Love (1935)

Clowns and Baggage Wagon, Unknown clown and Jimmy Armstrong, 1950 - Photo © Sverre O. Braathen

Stress Build-Up - Animation from a 1957 industrial film promoting Atarax,  a popular tranquilizer that promised a happy, relaxed, and fulfilled life.

Stress Build-Up - Animation from a 1957 industrial film promoting Atarax, a popular tranquilizer that promised a happy, relaxed, and fulfilled life.

'Disturbing Emotions' - 1954 Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals Advert. Illustration: Boris Artzybasheff

semioticapocalypse:

Heinz Hajek-Halke. Banjo (photomontage). Germany, 1930

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