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Archive for the ‘1950s’ Category

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    Andy Warhol – Cover Artist

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    We’ve cast an eye on the undeniably prolific Andy Warhol in a couple of previous posts – firstly looking at his Early Years and secondly when he started to make the most of his new-found fame featuring as he did in an advert for the now defunct...

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    Around The World – Vespa Advertising

    • 5072 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, Popular, Retro Advertising, TransportComments Off

    We’re big fans of the Vespa scooter here at VoEA and for the sake of fairness and impartiality we also admire the svelte lines of Lambrettas too. However, here the focus is firmly on Piaggio’s finest with some rare ads we’ve not seen before and bear in...

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    London Calling – The Sound of Big Ben

    • 2020 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Architecture, Music, VinylComments Off

    Is there a more potent symbol of London and England than Big Ben? Probably not judging by the number of album covers we’ve managed to dig out using it as a reference for swinging London...

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    QSL Cards – Soviet Style

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    A while back we posted about some groovy US QSL cards we’d discovered in a dusty vault in the deep recesses of the Internet and now, by way of a complete geographical and political contrast, one of our good readers has very kindly shared his collection of...

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    Googie Oogie Oogie

    • 1319 Views • 1950s, 1960s, ArchitectureComments Off

    We took a good look at the all-American Googie style of architecture some time back and now, by way of a re-visit, we’ve turned our heads west again and dug out this brief video taking a look at the criminal neglect during the 1980s of America’s defining...