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    Princess Margaret

    poking around the Life archives i came upon these photos of Princess Margaret visiting “British East Africa”, today Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar and Tanzania. i mostly wanted to share these because of that fabulous dress…

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    Vintage

    Colby College Mountain Day

    one thing i can never resist when i am visiting someone’s home, even if it’s a stranger, is to flip through any photo albums that might be lying around. usually they’re of…

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    Vintage

    1890 Spindrift Drive

    i was digging around in the Life Magazine archives (as i often do) when i came across these photos of a beautiful modern beach house in the La Jolla shores area of…

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    Vintage

    Man’s Best Friend

    i am still as broody for pets as i always have been. we are waiting for the right time (or rather, home) to finally get a dog – and my yearning for…

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    Fashion, Vintage

    Miami Beach, 1940

    ok first of all, i have to draw your attention to the magnificent platform shoes that these ladies are wearing – in 1940. 1940! i always seem to mistake it for a…

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    Design, Vintage

    Biodiversity Heritage Library

    i thought i’d share a little resource with you today. if you’re into dabbling around with imagery, need inspiration for visual projects or graphic design moodboards or whatever – you might be…

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    Vintage

    Found, Revisited

    i’m so glad to see that the National Geographic Found tumblr is still going since i first posted about it back when it launched in March. they have a ton of brilliant…

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    Photography, Vintage

    Portraits by Robert Holmgren

    Robert Holmgren is a photographer based in California who is originally from Rockford, Illinois. on his flickr page is a collection of portraits he scanned from old negatives dating back to 1971. here…

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    Art, Vintage

    Saugatuck Summer Art School

    when i was compiling yesterday’s post about art appreciation i came upon these photos taken by Wallace Kirkland for Life magazine. the photo essay shows scenes from a summer art school in…

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    Vintage

    Found

    National Geographic have set up a tumblr called National Geographic Found, to celebrate their 125th anniversary, where they’ll be sharing photos from their archives – many of which have never been seen before. FOUND…

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    Vintage

    Exploring Shorpy

    i haven’t visited Shorpy in a long time, but since i’ve been enjoying the latest seasons of period dramas like Downton Abbey and Boardwalk Empire lately i thought it was time for…

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    Photography, Vintage

    Mark Shaw

    you’re probably familiar with the work of fashion & celebrity photographer Mark Shaw, who was especially well known for his collection of photographs of the Kennedys. he shot over 100 stories in…

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    Living, Vintage

    Nemadji Pottery

    one of the things i’d like to do at home is build up my ceramics & glassware collection. i’ve been buying a few knick knacks here and there, which is always a…

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    Photography, Vintage

    New York in the 80s

    i still haven’t been to new york. right now it’s a matter of saving saving saving so i can get there one day. every time i’m tempted by a beautiful piece of…