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Cyber-collector of early-to-mid 20th Century cultural imagery and artifacts.
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Hami (‘Dangerous Thing’) Ceremonial dress of the Koskimo tribe of British Columbia. Photographer: Edward Sheriff Curtis, 1914.

Zenith Record Player Radio Advert Detail, 1953

The Horace Mann Elementary School PTA. Tacoma, Washington, 1958.

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Mars and Beyond (1957)

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Mars and Beyond (1957)

'Gorgeous, glorious adventure romance in a pagan paradise!' - Maria Montez stars as Naja the evil queen in the technicolor ‘camp classic,’ Cobra Woman. Directed by Robert Siodmak. 1944.

Fender ‘62 RI AVRI Jaguar

Psychedelic Eye Illustration from the LIFE Science Library volume entitled Drugs, 1967. (via Dangerous Minds)

Psychedelic Eye Illustration from the LIFE Science Library volume entitled Drugs, 1967. (via Dangerous Minds)

Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, and Constance Bennett make an appearance in Mickey’s Gala Premier (1933)

Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, and Constance Bennett make an appearance in Mickey’s Gala Premier (1933)

The Schramm Javelin Prototype, c.1965 - a single-seat aluminum body helicopter designed by B.J. Schramm. Schramm redesigned the Javelin and in 1967 introduced the Rotorway Scorpion - it was the first kit helicopter that actually flew and opened the possibility of individual helicopter ownership and flight to the public at large. (photo via Nemojp Dante)

The Schramm Javelin Prototype, c.1965 - a single-seat aluminum body helicopter designed by B.J. Schramm. Schramm redesigned the Javelin and in 1967 introduced the Rotorway Scorpion - it was the first kit helicopter that actually flew and opened the possibility of individual helicopter ownership and flight to the public at large. (photo via Nemojp Dante)

The ‘Soldier of the Future’ - LIFE magazine, 1959 (via Nemojp Dante)

Alphaville: A Strange Adventure of Lemmy Caution - Eddie Constantine stars in this 1965 French film noir set in a futuristic sci-fi dystopia. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard.

3-D TV? - It May Be Quite A While Before we get it — but experiments in stereo television are already under way. 1956 Popular Science (via 1950sUnlimited)

The 1954 Cadillac La Espada Show Car (via 1950sUnlimited)

Promo poster for Fabrique Nationale firearms manufacturer - Herstal, Belgium. Illustration: Albert Chavepayer, 1918.