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  • Vintage

    Bathing caps with faces

    why not! speaking of bathing, it’s pretty scary that summer is around the corner. i have noticed the northern bloggers freaking out over their impending autumn and winter months – i would…

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    Ife family, Watford

    This is a series of family photos taken by a Mr.E.A. Ife, mostly in the 1920s. They lived in Cassio Road, Watford, and Mr. Ife ran the ‘Post Office Savings Club Photographic…

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    Found, but not lost.

    this past week has been pretty weird – my car was broken into, some of my favourite things were stolen and i’ve been wrestling with an irritating head cold that has overstayed its…

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    Familia

    hila has been sharing some great old family photos lately, so i couldn’t resist dipping into my own collection. some background info: i have three older brothers. i’ll refer to them as…

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    More Moxette

    there have been many great additions to Moxette’s vintage photos since the last time i shared her wonderful collection…

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    Biblioteca de Arte

    The Art Library of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation shares an extensive collection of vintage photos from Portugal…

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    The Italians

    Giuseppe Savini’s flickr bio says, “I search and I buy old photos … I can not stop” (roughly google translated from Italian). his collection of vintage photos is pretty remarkable… so please…

  • Vintage

    Cowgirls Redux

    you may remember this post i did on vintage cowgirls. well, i occasionally delve into the LIFE archives in search of more cowgirl related paraphernalia (if for no other reason than to amuse myself) and i’ve…

  • Vintage

    In which I gush about Anjelica

    the first time i saw Anjelica Huston in a film was when she played Morticia in Addams Family. i was probably around 9 or 10 years old and just fell completely in…

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    Cats

    this article about cats made my day. from life magazine, 1946. some of my favourite bits: perhaps half of all the cats, have semipermanent homes in barns, stables, factories, office buildings, restaurants,…

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    Ginger Odes

    i’ve been trying to get my inbox organised (which, as everyone besides the obsessively organised know, is a task). there are many emails in my ‘starred’ folder from myself to myself reminding…

  • Vintage

    Female Short Pants

    these gals look like they’re having a good time, hanging out in their female short pants – which is the only description life magazine could give me for this set of photos.…