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Red Rock Ginger Ale And Cola

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Red Rock was a popular brand of ginger ale and cola that has since been revived for retail sale in recent years. The Red Rock Company was among the oldest producers of carbonated beverages in the United States. History The Red Rock Company was founded in 1885 by Lee Hagan and G. T. Dodd of [...]

Off Target

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Mom, you’re missing the petroltank – Image found at “all the wild things” Filed under: Humour, Photography Tagged: Humorous photographies

Enrica Bianchi Colombatto–Italian Actress

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Enrica Bianchi Colombatto (born July 23, 1942 in Brescia, Lombardy) is an Italian actress, usually known by her stagename of Erika Blanc. Movie career Her most notable role was as the first fictional character Emmanuelle in Io, Emanuelle. Blanc also starred in several horror films, including Kill, Baby, Kill, The Night Evelyn Came Out of [...]

1945 Surlesmobile

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One-of-a-kind, features a number of interesting innovations in automobilia.  This vehicle, which was entirely constructed by hand in Japan, was built on a 4-wheel Willy’s jeep chassis and sports windows and doors that roll open by moving up and down into the body of the automobile.  It is also reported to have windows that will [...]

Ant Farm’s House Of The Century

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Ant Farm was an avant-garde architecture, graphic arts, and environmental design practice, founded in San Francisco in 1968 by Chip Lord and Doug Michels. The group The name was given to them by a friend to whom they had described what they were doing as “underground architecture,” taking the name literally she responded, “oh underground [...]

Jeep FC-150

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The Jeep Forward Control is a truck that was produced by Willys and then Kaiser Jeep from 1956 to 1965. It was also assembled in other international markets. The layout featured a cab over (forward control) design. Design Willys produced utility vehicles that remained almost unchanged since 1947. As the marketplace grew more competitive in [...]

Bertram Park, Yvonne Gregory And The Sun Bathers

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Photographers Bertram Park and Yvonne Gregory married in 1916. They opened a studio with Marcus Adams on at 43 Dover Street, London. Bertram Park and Yvonne Gregory’s style was similar to John Everard’s but a little more refined. They did some outdoor work which I have not seen yet and hope to get onto this [...]

Tacky Mug

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Image found at “Fuck Yeah Vintage Retro” Filed under: Humour, Tackieness Tagged: Mugs, Strange mugs

Pansy Montague’s Ups And Downs In London

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Alleged FraudLa Milo (Miss -Pansy Montague) and Ferdinand Jísgona were committed for trial to-day on a charge of obtaining jewellery fraudulently. The cross-examination of witnesses suggests that the defence will be that the prisoners obtained the jewels for the purpose of selling them to the King of Portugal’s suite during the recent London visit .of [...]

The Bathing Machine

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The bathing machine was a device, popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, to allow people to change out of their usual clothes, possibly change into swimwear and then wade in the ocean at beaches. Bathing machines were roofed and walled wooden carts rolled into the sea. Some had solid wooden walls; others had canvas [...]

Lucian Bernhard – German Graphic Designer

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Lucian Bernhard (March 15, 1883–May 29, 1972) was a German graphic designer, type designer, professor, interior designer, and artist during the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on March 15, 1883, as Emil Kahn to a Jewish family, but changed in 1905 to his more commonly known pseudonym. His [...]

More Erotic Art

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Here’s another round of erotic art, this time ranging from the mid 1800s to the present day. Some of these images were among the ones that disappeared when my fotoalbum.eu account was deleted and some are new to this blog. Erotic Art Gallery: Filed under: Art, Illustration, Image Gallery Tagged: Erotic art, Erotic illustrations

A Rolls-Royce Corniche In The Paris-Dakar

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The Rolls-Royce Corniche you see here came into being after what sounds like a boozy bet made during a boozy French dinner when a Safari rally driver was challenged with competing in the Paris-Dakar with a Rolls-Royce. But then this makes sense because surely no sober person would come up with such an idea?  Shortly [...]

The Chiffons

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The Chiffons were one of the top girl groups of the early 1960s. With their trademark tight harmonies, high-stepping confidence and the hit machine of Goffin and King writing songs such as “One Fine Day,” the Chiffons made music that helped define the girl group sound of the era. The group was originally a trio [...]

Miss Fat And Beautiful Contest

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Movie description: Miss Fat and Beautiful Contest. Various shots overweight women window shopping in Oxford Street. Panning shot an outsize mannequin in shop window wearing dress. C/U ticket on dress “48 Hips”. C/U fat women looking in shop window. Interior of shop. Various shots plump woman trying on coat which doesn’t fit her. A shop [...]

Uschi Obermaier – Sex Symbol Of The "’68 Generation"

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Uschi Obermaier (September 24, 1946, a.k.a. Chrissi Malberg) is a former fashion model, actress and is associated with the 1968 left-wing movement in Germany. In the latter she is considered an iconic sex symbol of the so-called "1968 generation". Obermaier and the Kommune 1 Uschi Obermaier was born in Sendling, a suburb of Munich, Germany. [...]

Dalai Lama On Man

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The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live [...]

Bernard of Hollywood – Photographer Of Stars

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Bruno Bernard, the veteran Hollywood portraitist whose photograph of Marilyn Monroe with her windblown dress swirling about her shapely legs made an indelible impression on the world of pinup art, has died, his daughter said last week. "Bernard of Hollywood," as he was known during three decades of Hollywood’s putative Golden Age, had been battling [...]

Michael Palin

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Michael Edward Palin, CBE FRGS (born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel documentaries. Palin wrote most of his comedic material with Terry Jones. Before Monty Python, they had worked on other [...]

Pink Mini

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You can paint it what ever colour you like, ad what extras you can find, a Mini will always be a Mini. Sir Alec Issigonis designed a car so distinct in feature and so popular that it became an icon of a whole decade. It became as great a part of Britain in the sixties [...]