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  • Vintage

    Vintage Summer Snapshots

    i’m really trying to psyche myself up for summer. if you follow my ramblings on twitter (or, of course, if you know me personally) you’ll know that i am not the hugest…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.…