Author Archives: Jim Clark

ANIMATING THE SILENCE OF NATURE IN VINTAGE POSTERS and GRAPHIC ART

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/artistic-magazines-womans-home-companion-february-1932.html We tend to regard the presence of nature being largely passive, a stage upon which humankind acts and exploits. However, there is another way to see this matter, and our vintage poster and graphic blog today wants to suggest … Continue reading

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CANADIAN VINTAGE POSTERS and GRAPHICS EXPRESSING FULL FORCE

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/canadian-collection-white-star-line-c.1925-jump-to-it-canada.html There has evolved, within the metier of vintage lithographic posters, perhaps due to its Parisian roots, a premium upon refinement. Most of our inventory is designed to be drop-dead ravishing. Today’s  vintage poster  blog searches out qualities of a different calibre, … Continue reading

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GOING ON A CRUISE via VINTAGE CRUISE MENUS

  R.M.S. Ascania;Anne Farrow;10 1/2″ x 8 1/4″;June 3, 1954 We in the vintage posters and graphics business are constantly encountering times gone by, often never to return. As such, there becomes for us a bittersweet obligation to recognize what has … Continue reading

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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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