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Camping In Style & Comfort Fifties Style

Image found at Hobo and Sailor Filed under: Advertising, Camping, The fifties, Traveling Tagged: Camping trailers, Spartan trailers

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A Picnic with Beer ….

…. are there any other kind :-o Image found on Born in the wrong era Filed under: People, Photography Tagged: Beer, Picnics

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A Winning Smile On The Cover

A winning smile from Cynthia Kowlessar, a 24-year-old clerk at Ealing Common rail depot, who was selected London Transport Charm Girl of 1964 at the annual sports gala at Osterley. Image and text...

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Sophia Takes Up The Ice Bucket Challenge – In 1959

Image found on mudwerks Filed under: Actresses, Models & starlets, People, Photography, The fifties Tagged: 1959, Sophia Loren, The Ice Bucket Challenge

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Asina – A Norwegian Classic

Asina is an orange soda produced by the small soda plants in Norway. it was launched in 1948 as an orange soda for the small plants among the members of the Soda Factory Association, meant as a...

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The Sunday Comic – A Fair Posterity

Filed under: Comix, Humour, Illustration Tagged: Afterword, Fortunetelling, Prosperity, The future

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The Life & Times Of Aunt Mabel – Part 38

Suddenly Aunt Mabel regretted that she had told her two friends that she was wearing no knickers that day in the park. There was one thing to prefer to practice playing the violin without wearing any...

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Probably Doing A Fair Amount Of Business

Filed under: Humour, Photography, Tackieness Tagged: Markets, Signwork

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The Laxey Wheel aka Lady Isabella

The Great Laxey Wheel, Isle of Wight The Laxey Wheel (also known as Lady Isabella) is the world’s largest working waterwheel, built in 1854 to pump water from the mine shafts, and now run as a tourist...

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1930’s Hollywood Homes

Images found on Born In The Wrong Era Filed under: Actors, Actresses, Hollywood, The thirties Tagged: Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Cary Grant, Dolores Del Rio, Hollywood homes, Mary Pickford

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The Note

Image found at MusicBabes Filed under: Comix, Illustration, Music Tagged: Boobies, High notes, Singing, Sokal

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Kaloderma

A European brand name with over 150 years experience in beauty and skin care The name Kaloderma is derived from the Greek words kalos ‘beautiful‘ and derma‘skin‘ Filed under: Advertising,...

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Alright Then, No Eggs For Easter

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The 1910 Edition of Ward Lock & Co’s “Illustrated Guide Book to London”– Part 4

Back in 2013 I posted a series of posts based on the 1930 edition of Ward Lock & Co’s “ Illustrated Guide Book to London”. For those who have followed this blog for a while it should come as no...

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How Not To Sit

Images found on RealityAsylum Filed under: Facts, People, Photography Tagged: Advice, Looking sloppy, Sitting

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You Can Leave Your Hat On

Baby, take off your coat…real slow Baby, take off your shoes…here, I’ll take your shoes Baby, take off your dress Yes, yes, yes You can leave your hat on You can leave your hat on You can leave your...

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Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse looks unreal. It is located on the coast of the North Sea in Rubjerg, Hjørring Municipality, Denmark. Construction began in 1899 and it was first lit on December 27, 1900. In...

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On This Day In 1957 – BBC Fools The Nation

The BBC has received a mixed reaction to a spoof documentary broadcast this evening about spaghetti crops in Switzerland.  The hoax Panorama programme, narrated by distinguished broadcaster Richard...

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Late Fifties NSU-Fiat Neckars

NSU-Fiat was a German automobile manufacturer which produced Fiat vehicles under license at a plant acquired from NSU in Heilbronn from 1929 to 1957. In 1957, following a complicated litigation...

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Posted from my computer at work: My home computer crashed just after I came home from Easter holiday and it is in for service and upgrade at the moment. Besides I’m queuing up for a hip replacements...

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