Beautiful Postcards Capture Everyday Life Of American Indians In The Early 20th Century

Old Carreta, Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, circa 1901 The collection is comprised of postcard views of Navaho, Hopi and Pueblo Indians; pueblos; interiors of Hopi houses; ceremonials; and blanket weaving. Views of American Indians, Blackfoot, Apache, Hopi and Pueblo are prints of paintings, some by Winold Reiss for the Great Northern Railway, W.E. Rollins and Fred Harvey. h/t: vintag.es An Up-stairs...

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Romantic French Postcards From The Early 20th Century

Taking erotic pictures and then sending them to your partner seems like something people have always managed to do. In the late 19th century and the early 20th though, taking photographs was not that easy, and exchanging “French Postcards” was that time’s sexting. h/t: art-sheep, mashable Most of these postcards were made in France, hence the informal “French Postcards,” and they were a lucrative...

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This Artist Sends Elaborate Abusive Postcards To Anyone Who Tweet Him With An Address

Mr Bingo grew up in Leigh, Kent and attended The Judd School in Tonbridge. In 1998 he studied a foundation course at the Kent Institute of Art & Design in Maidstone and it was during this year that he played Bingo at Gala Bingo in Maidstone earning him the nickname ‘Bingo’. He went on to study graphic design at Bath Spa University College and specialised in illustration. He graduated in 2001...

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Men Behaving Badly On Saucy Vintage Postcards

For some reason, in the early decades of the 20th century it was a “thing” to send sleazy cartoon postcards while on vacation. Looking through postcards from the 1930s-1950s, you’ll find not as many photographs of tourist locations as you will bawdy cartoons. It’s a fascinating social documentation on public tolerance for this risqué subject matter – much of it would be wildly inappropriate today.

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Re-Visions, 1978: Bizarre Vintage Photo Postcards By Marcia Resnick

In 1978 Coach House Press published Marcia Resnick’s book, Re-visions, with minimal text and promotional blurbs by an impressive array of artists and writers including Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, and William S. Burroughs. Terry Southern, who complimented Resnick’s success in conveying “her subliminally erotic design” without actually showing penetration, admitted to “responding to the imagery...

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