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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • 70s vest

    The Vest of Everything

    • 274 Views • 1960s, 1970s, FashionNo Comments

    Ah yes, the humble vest or as it is also known the waistcoat or weskit. An item beloved of snooker players, wearers of dodgy suits, those crazy steampunk types, Germans and apparently Take That too. We’ve covered a broad spectrum there for sure. It seems...

  • Walter Pichler tv helmet

    Walter Pichler – Austrian Avant-Garde Architectural Artist

    • 539 Views • 1960s, Architecture, FuturisticComments Off

    Sometimes people are defined by a single event or moment in their lives despite there often being a multitude of other reasons they could go down in history. Step forward Walter Pichler, noted Austrian artist and architect and the man who invented the TV...

  • Capture

    College of the Mainland Yearbook

    • 694 Views • 1960s, 1970sComments Off

    We are particularly chuffed we’ve stumbled across this yearbook of cracking Ivy League wearing 1960s students but the icing on the cake is the fact that the College of the Mainland is on the mainland portion of Galveston County – some of our favourite...

  • time for Tee

    Time For Tee – T-Shirt Adverts From The Past

    • 1256 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off

    If a James Brown T Shirt is good enough for James Brown, then it’s good enough for us. However we’re not sure that wearing a Jethro Tull T shirt did drive girls wild with desire in the seventies. Here we have a draw full of T shirts from the past....

  • Tinker

    Flashback To The Future – Tinker The Robot

    • 705 Views • 1960sComments Off

    Tinker the remote-controlled robot was the work of inventor David Weston from Yorkshire. His metal friend could wash the car, take the baby for a stroll down the road, go on a shopping expedition and weed the garden. However, all of of these tasks had to be...