Author Archives: Jim Clark

EXPLORING  TUNNELS AND BRIDGES IN VINTAGE POSTERS AND GRAPHICS 

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/transportation-fly-by-boac-and-qantas-australia-1954.html Although various versions of tunnels and bridges have been with us for many centuries, the ones, we in graphic-land know, are of quite recent vintage. We can and will delight here, in the heart, dazzle and beauty of such … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POSTERS THAT PROVIDE US FOOD FOR THOUGHT!

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/food-beverages-conserves-le-soleil-c.1935.html A feature of our vintage poster collection which we’ve ignored until now, may have surfaced at last, on account of the hard times having defined our days by Covid-19 pandemic. The vast production of food and beverage posters not … Continue reading

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VISITING OUR GALLERY IN APRIL FOR MORE FAVORITE VINTAGE POSTERS!

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/art-deco-rarities-westinghouse-1931.html With this second wave of favorite vintage posters from our collection, we’ll concentrate upon the uncanniness of figures deriving their powers from more or less out of this world. There are very few deliveries more apt in this matter … Continue reading

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VISITING OUR GALLERY IN MARCH FOR SOME FAVORITE VINTAGE POSTERS!

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/cappiello-buvez-du-vin-1933.html We have thrilled to many great lithographic vintage posters coming our way over the past 33 years. Although the overriding motive has been what is saleable and affordable (as well as distinguished), we have had many moments of simply … Continue reading

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FROM FARM TO TABLE CAPTURED BY VINTAGE POSTERS

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/boccasile-l-anonima-grandine-1937.html While global warming complicates the need for nourishment these days, from the perspective of our vintage poster reservoir we cruise along quite alright. Though the strengths of 75 or so years ago might have little to do for the … Continue reading

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WHITE AS SNOW, WARM AS FIRE: THE FACTOR OF WHITE IN VINTAGE POCHOIR GRAPHICS

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/pochoir-la-derniere-lettre-persane-1920-gbt.html In Paris (and elsewhere in France), you’ll notice how many of the structures have chosen variants of white for their surfaces. From distant centuries, they tell us their subtleties and their heart. Not surprisingly, then, the reservoir of French … Continue reading

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MOSAIC MAGIC COLLECTION Part Two

Though we all know birds trace back to dinosaurs, so many species are so streamlined these days they seem to be very recent. Here, however, though not looking prehistoric, the pheasant is given a definitely old-fashioned brand. Its modest brown … Continue reading

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A VINTAGE MOMA MOMENT

  Here is an art deco toaster. A what?! Yes, even rather workaday home appliances became a mission for the deco imperative. The proportions are exquisite, the metalwork is a joy, the decorative touches are as chic as a prize … Continue reading

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MOSAIC MAGIC COLLECTION Part One

Mosaics have been produced for thousands of years. The whimsy of patterning stones and other durable elements has long been a means of expressing the delight, beauty and strangeness of the surroundings and oneself. Moreover, mosaics have played an important … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POSTERS PERTAINING TO THE MATERIALS OF WAR

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/canadian-collection-the-empires-strength-c.1940-canada.html When war becomes a subject, we tend to concentrate upon horrific violence, astounding machinery, political gamesmanship and lands left in ruin. The world of vintage war posters tends to celebrate a combatant’s power and virtue in the course of … Continue reading

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