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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • Honeywell Kitchen Computer 1969

    The Honeywell Kitchen Computer

    • 596 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...

  • jet magazine

    The Best Photos from Jet Magazine

    • 1045 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, MagazineComments Off

    Do you want to see Jazz singing legend Billie Holiday (sort of) skiing in Switzerland? Have you ever wanted to see a pipe smoking model strut down a catwalk? Have you ever pondered what Soul man Chuck Jackson would like as a Beatle?  Well, you’ve...

  • 70s vest

    The Vest of Everything

    • 859 Views • 1960s, 1970s, FashionComments Off

    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

    • 942 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

    • 924 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...