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retrogasm:

Earle K. Bergey I wonder if she is going to try to play fetch with the gorilla and free the slaves?

retrogasm:

Earle K. Bergey
I wonder if she is going to try to play fetch with the gorilla and free the slaves?

ffffffound:

the Whoa!

Someone’s thrilled to be a superhero!

ffffffound:

the Whoa!

Someone’s thrilled to be a superhero!

typeworship:

Discretionary ligatures.

A sneak peek of Áron Jancsó’s new typeface in progress.
That’s a lot of ligatures!

typeworship:

Discretionary ligatures.

A sneak peek of Áron Jancsó’s new typeface in progress. That’s a lot of ligatures!

(Source: typeworship)

fyeaheasterneurope:

Ljubljana.

fyeaheasterneurope:

Ljubljana.

theniftyfifties:

A two Ford Family - 1950 Ford cars illustration.

theniftyfifties:

A two Ford Family - 1950 Ford cars illustration.

(Source: rogerwilkerson)

fyeaheasterneurope:

historyofyugoslavs:

National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1930

Want to see what the library looks like these days? Check out this post from earlier this year.

fyeaheasterneurope:

historyofyugoslavs:

National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1930

Want to see what the library looks like these days? Check out this post from earlier this year.

theniftyfifties:

Christmas Morning - detail from a 1959 Kodak Brownie advertisement.

theniftyfifties:

Christmas Morning - detail from a 1959 Kodak Brownie advertisement.

(Source: rogerwilkerson)

life:

Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck died Wednesday morning of heart failure. He was 91 years old. Pictured here, Brubeck was photographed by LIFE’s Eliot Elisofon for a story on Jazz. (the story, of which, was told through multiple exposure photos like this one)
See more jazz photos here.

life:

Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck died Wednesday morning of heart failure. He was 91 years old. Pictured here, Brubeck was photographed by LIFE’s Eliot Elisofon for a story on Jazz. (the story, of which, was told through multiple exposure photos like this one)

See more jazz photos here.

fyeaheasterneurope:

The Baščaršija in Sarajevo, by Evan Wakelin

(via fyeaheasterneurope)

iconoclassic:

Matchbox label greeting card give away!! (by maraid)

iconoclassic:

Matchbox label greeting card give away!! (by maraid)