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Archive for the ‘1970s’ Category

  • Australian women's Weekly Swinging sixties

    Australian Women’s Weekly Adverts

    • 1254 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off

    G’day mate. A few words on Australia Women’s Weekly or simply The Weekly as it is more commonly known. For ages it was the biggest selling magazine down under but has recently been usurped by Better Homes & Gardens. The Weekly has been going over 80...

  • Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    Twenty Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    • 2063 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...

  • jet magazine

    The Best Photos from Jet Magazine

    • 2609 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

    • 1449 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...

  • Brenton House Colorado

    The Barnacle Influenced Brenton House

    • 2302 Views • 1970s, ArchitectureComments Off

    Here we feature another in our occasional series looking at slightly oddball houses that have featured in movies and take a timely look at the Brenton House in Boulder, Colorado. If it appears familiar and you are a fan of the work of Woody Allen you may well...