Sunday, August 30, 2015

images of . . . C O F F E E

a Josef Hoffmann 1905 brown and gold coffee pot photograph
a Joseph Hoffmann coffee pot,  1905
      
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from an 1856 schoolbook, a good boy drinks his coffee
from an 1856 schoolbook:  "I will write a little story,  about a little boy;  he is his father's comfort,  He is his mother's joy.  He holds his little fork,  By the handle as he should,  And never spills his coffee,  Nor drops about his food."
      
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a 1920s Wolfgang Tümpel coffee & tea set, color photograph
a 1920s Wolfgang Tümpel coffee & tea set      click to enlarge
      
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coffee is a boring subject so we'd better have some to stay awake
Arbor Room Coffee Shop the  "Arbor Room Coffee Shop"
lazy waitresses photograph
Are all of the waitresses goofing off near the back?
      
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a Wallace Wood illustration of a large robot serving lunch
a Wallace Wood illustration
      
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a 1960s copper coffee pot from a magazine advertisement
a 1960s copper coffee pot
      
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Coffee blossom and fruit, a 1922 photograph
"Coffee blossom and fruit"  1922
      
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a 1940s restaurant coffee counter photograph1940s stainless steel restaurant coffee urns,  and heavy porcelain cups
      
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First English coffee shop 1650
"... and there it was,  by some who delighted in novelty,  drank."
The first English coffee shop (named the Angel?) 1650
      
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1972 Sanka coffee, an airbrush illustration of Sanka in the boxing ring
a 1972 Sanka instant coffee advertisement
      
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a 1931 animated billboard for coffee, a photograph
a 1931 animated billboard:  the coffee can moved left to reveal something 
click to enlarge
      
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home made coffee jello, a color photograph
somebody's homemade coffee jello:
make the coffee stronger than usual
& use unflavored gelatin with sugar
        
      
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Edward Hopper diner painting 1942, night diner
an Edward Hopper painting,  1942     see full size

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E.M. Margold 1916 coffee set, a photograph
an E.M. Margold 1916 coffee set     see full size

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"Stove pipe shelf" an 1878 illustrated advertisement
"Stove pipe shelf"  1878
      
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a 1960s coffee carafe
a 1960s coffee carafe
      
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1900 coffee-making machines, an illustration
"Coffee-making machines"  1900     see full size
      
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Branch of coffee tree 1905, color illustration
"Branch of Coffee Tree"   From a 1905 book
      
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Milton Glaser coffee drinkers
a Milton Glaser illustration     click twice
      
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a 1940 supermarket coffee grinding machine, eight o'clock coffee, a color photograph
a 1940 supermarket coffee grinding machine
      
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a Russian cloisonné coffee and tea set 1900, a color photograph
Russian cloisonné,  1900
      
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Privat Livemont coffee poster 1898
a Privat Livemont coffee poster 1898
   
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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Let's sneak into the 1851 WORLDS FAIR

1851 Great Exhibition day ticket
"Exhibition of 1851, Admission at The Southern Entrance, 
and at no other"     Great Exhibition of London.         
      
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Great Exhibition season ticket
"Season Ticket of Admission to the Exhibition of the Works of Industry
of all nations 1851"   It costs the public one shilling a day to attend.
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Crystal Palace exterior
The Crystal Palace washrooms are patrolled for Victorian criminals:
dippers,  ladybirds and mashers are prohibited.
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Crystal Palace public visitors
For the average 1851 public, this is overstimulating and tiring. 
There are whiffs of camphor, vanilla, sawdust, peppermint and people.
click image twice for full size
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
"Dunin's Expanding figure"  seven thousand steel pieces of springs and slides on a mechanically expanding human figure:  for more on this,  click  Dunin's Expanding Figure
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Crystal Palace African throne
A king's throne from an African nation      click twice
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
A glass-blowing performance
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Crystal Palace garden wing
the botanical wing in the 1851 Crystal Palace     click twice 
    
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
The 1851 Crystal Palace interior levels
if we close our eyes,  the crowds sound the same as they do in 2015 
click twice

 1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
Mass of crystalized alum 1851 London world fair
you never know when you might need a mass of crystalized alum.
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
Turner design for 1851 Great Exhibition
This earlier Turner design for the main structure was rejected,
and soon replaced by The Crystal Palace instead.     see full size 
       
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
Carriage department at 1851 Great Exhibition
"Carriage Department"   Fall in love with the feel of the road.   This is where transportation
was headed,  and these were these all-new 1851 carriages that would take us there.
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
stained-glass at the 1851 Crystal Palace
a bench for resting     click twice
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
Wyld's Great Globe 1851 Great Exhibition
Wyld's Great Globe      click image twice
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Crystal Palace sheet-iron dome
the Crystal Palace sheet-iron dome from inside,  with stained glass windows 
click twice
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1851 Great Exhibition poster
When the Great Exhibition ended,  the Crystal Palace
was moved out of Hyde Park.     click twice
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1864 new Crystal Palace dinosaur display
here's the new site in 1856 with an added dinosaur display   see full size
        
1851 WORLDS FAIR
          
1864 Crystal Palace pneumatic railway
the 1864 Crystal Palace pneumatic railway (air pressure tunnel)
was also built at the new location     click twice
           
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