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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • 1969 car

    Flower Powered – The Mod Top Car

    • 669 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    When the sixties had finally stopped swinging and The Who’s singer Roger Daltrey started wearing tassels, the word “Mod” became a word that advertisers casually used to brand anything. There was Barbie’s partner Ken with his Mod...

  • Ray Charles Tour 1963

    Hit The Road – Ray Charles Souvenir Brochure

    • 579 Views • 1960s, Literature, MusicComments Off

    The life and times of pioneering American musician Ray Charles has been well documented over the years, so we won’t go into great detail with a lengthy biography of the man that was sometimes known as “The Genius”. Another reason to keep...

  • Ban The Bomb 1967

    1967 Ban The Bomb London Protest

    • 833 Views • 1960sComments Off

    We’re partial to a good photo collection that features a protest from the past. Whether it’s angry Trekkies protesting about the cancellation of Star Trek in 1968 or snaps that have captured more serious issues like the March against Racism...

  • Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    Twenty Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    • 811 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Book CoversComments Off

    Avid readers of Voices of East Anglia may remember that we’ve previously covered the work of psychedelic artist and designer Alan Aldridge in our post titled The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes Here we take a look at Aldridge’s book cover designs and...

  • Honeywell Kitchen Computer 1969

    The Honeywell Kitchen Computer

    • 1563 Views • 1960s, FuturisticComments Off

    We tend to forget how far we’ve progressed in the last half-century or so when it comes to labour saving devices in and around the house. Before the days of automatic washing machines a whole day literally needed to be put aside to do the weekly laundry and...