Monthly Archives: November 2016

REVISITING PERE CASTOR’S SERIES OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS

When I, in the 1990’s first encountered the Pere Castor stories (primarily from the 1930s), it was the illustrative and lithographic strengths which enchanted me. Then, on getting down to the French texts, I was delighted anew by the deft … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POSTERS TOUT FARM LIFE

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/boccasile-agricoltori-1953.html For this 250th poster design blog we’ve chosen a subject having been part of a recently reasserted lifestyle, namely, working with their hands, especially farming. This is a change of pace for us (and why not, on a special … Continue reading

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ABUSED AND ENDANGERED WILDLIFE GRACING VINTAGE POSTERS

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/nielsen-far-east-by-sas-cranes-c.1959.html We live in an age when invention has never been more abundant and thrilling. Arts and science-based inventions carry us to seemingly vast improvements over the way it used to be. Egged on by a sensation-cued media, we are … Continue reading

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