Wednesday, November 30, 2011



toy tractor and horse by wackystuff
toy tractor and horse, a photo by wackystuff on Flickr.


Quality by Paula Wirth
Quality, a photo by Paula Wirth on Flickr.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Prima Russian cigarettes

Prima Russian cigarettes by Natasha Nat
Prima Russian cigarettes, a photo by Natasha Nat on Flickr.

Apga vintage cigarettes

Apga vintage cigarettes by Natasha Nat
Apga vintage cigarettes, a photo by Natasha Nat on Flickr.

Africaine vintage cigarettes


Velvet by viglenn89
Velvet, a photo by viglenn89 on Flickr.


Belmont by Umpqua
Belmont, a photo by Umpqua on Flickr.

Atlas Extra

Atlas Extra by Umpqua
Atlas Extra, a photo by Umpqua on Flickr.

Hi-Plane Tobacco Tin Front

Hi-Plane Tobacco Tin Front by veracity74
Hi-Plane Tobacco Tin Front, a photo by veracity74 on Flickr.

Googies Menu

Googies Menu by Isle of Lucy
Googies Menu, a photo by Isle of Lucy on Flickr.

Johnie's Fat Boy Restaurant

Monday, November 28, 2011


cecster graffiti 2008

Cecs by soulroach
Cecs, a photo by soulroach on Flickr.

cecster jaes

cecs jaes by top quality nyc
cecs jaes, a photo by top quality nyc on Flickr.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Meavy Metal Crew


Untitled by tallmantallcan
Untitled, a photo by tallmantallcan on Flickr.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Outlines by Herzo


Dment by Jeffrey-Anthony
Dment, a photo by Jeffrey-Anthony on Flickr.

Niche VTS

sketchy, a photo by VANDAL TEAM SUPREME on Flickr.


Smoke by funkandjazz
Smoke, a photo by funkandjazz on Flickr.

42nd st 1933

Bomba 1949

El Paso 1949

Calamity Jame and Sam Bass 1949

Action in the North Atlantic 1943

Humphrey Bogart  movie 1943 by Nice Dawg
Humphrey Bogart movie 1943, a photo by Nice Dawg on Flickr.

Backfire 1950

Film Noir ''Backfire'' 1950 by Movie-Fan
Film Noir ''Backfire'' 1950, a photo by Movie-Fan on Flickr.

Gay Desperado 1936

Sadie McKee 1934

A yank in the R.A.F. - 1941 film

Conflict 1945

Humphrey Bogart film 1945 by Movie-Fan
Humphrey Bogart film 1945, a photo by Movie-Fan on Flickr.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Handpainted Signage, Pochutla Mexico

A few old photos from a day in Pochutla Mexico, It seems the same signpainter most likely did the whole towns work, based on the E's. Photographs by Kel Troughton, April 2009.

That Night In Rio 1941

Indian sign painter's alphabet

Asbestos Advertising, Early American Typography and Marketing

Came across this really amazing flickr account dedicated to all things Asbestos, Including the advertising and packaging, this is why the internet is the new library. Asbestorama on Flickr

Asbestos Fire-Proof Paint Limited Billhead by Asbestorama

Zonolite Bi-Fold Pamphlet - Side A by Asbestorama

Zonolite Bi-Fold Pamphlet - Side B by Asbestorama

Bell's Asbestos Co. Ltd. - Crest by Asbestorama

Keasbey & Mattison Co. Letterhead - 1901 by Asbestorama

An Ad for H.W. Johns Asbestos Liquid Paint by Asbestorama

H.W. Johns Asbestos Insulation Cross-Section by Asbestorama

H.W. Johns Asbestos Catalog Cover Close-up by Asbestorama

H.W. Johns Asbestos Fuzzy Trademark by Asbestorama

Charles W. Trainer H.W. Johns Asbestos Cover by Asbestorama

H.W. Johns Asbestos Fibrous Trademark Logo by Asbestorama

Magic Mineral Asbestos by Asbestorama

Asbestos Dish Towels Boxed Set by Asbestorama