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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • Walter Pichler tv helmet

    Walter Pichler – Austrian Avant-Garde Architectural Artist

    • 257 Views • 1960s, Architecture, FuturisticNo Comments

    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

    • 380 Views • 1960s, 1970sNo Comments

    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

    • 842 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

    • 407 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...

  • Twiggy and Steed

    Dressed To Kill with Twiggy and The Avengers

    • 541 Views • 1960s, Fashion, TelevisionComments Off

    Here at Voices of East Anglia we’re no strangers to the world of sixties Spy-fi duo John Steed and Emma Peel. In the past we’ve covered the very short lived 1971 London stage play of The Avengers and cleaned up with some 1960s lux soap ads...