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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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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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AT THE CAPTAIN’S TABLE—THE GOOD LIFE AS GLIMPSED BY VINTAGE CRUISE SHIP MENUS

One of the most ephemeral instances of original vintage graphic poster art comes to us in the form of menus for the cruise ship pleasures of fine food and companionship in the days when “going on a cruise” was a … Continue reading

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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

PETER EWART (1918-2001) During his studies in the late 1930s, at the Commercial Illustration Studio in New York, Ewart became especially fascinated by poster luminaries, A.M. Cassandre (eg. Normandie) and Tom Purvis (eg.Austin Reed).

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