Sunday, January 31, 2016

P U R P L E

1800s William Morris purple wallpaper photograph
Late 1800s William Morris design
             
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1900 printed cloth in purple secession
For centuries,  all design had been florid,  cherubed,  and ornate.
 In Europe the secession movement was creating radical change,
like this 1900 printed cloth.     click to enlarge

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1903 purple ornament
1903:  Plants and animals were still a major theme,  but would soon recede in the giant change of style.  Everything began to speed up for the 20th Century.
             
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Germany 1909 ornament in purple
Germany 1909
             
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Cicely Mary Barker Flower Fairies
a Cicely Mary Barker illustration from the 1923 children's book  'Flower Fairies'
             
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a 1939 bathroom in copper and purple, a color photograph
a 1939 bathroom in copper and purple
             
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Color photo of 'black lights' at the 1939 World's Fair
ultra-violet 'black lights' at the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco     click twice

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Hans Hinterreiter constructivism art 1942
Hans Hinterreiter constructivism art,  1942
             
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Saul Tepper illustration in purple
a Saul Tepper illustration     click twice
         
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A photo of purple Murano glass 1950s?
Murano Glass,  1950s?
             
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a 1953 US postage stamp commemorating the 50th   anniversary of the trucking industry
a 1953 US postage stamp commemorating the 50th 
anniversary of the trucking industry     see full size

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A large James R. Bingham illustration in purple
a James R. Bingham illustration
             
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Erythrite, a color photograph
Erythrite from below
             
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A large Tom Mcneely illustration in purple
a Tom McNeely illustration     click twice

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a Bob Peak illustration of 1960s Paris at night
a Bob Peak illustration of 1960s Paris at night
             
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a 1930s International Trucks advertisement, a purple delivery truck
1930s International Trucks     see full size
             
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a purple 1970 Dodge Charger, color photograph
a 1970 Dodge Charger
             
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SEARS 1972 men's fashion, synthetic stretchable knitwear, a color photograph
1972 men's fashion:  synthetic stretchable knitwear
             
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Qatar currency 2003
Qatar currency 2003
                  
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Sunday, January 24, 2016

P E T S . . . in art

1861 dog harness for a pug
an 1861 dog harness
   
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a Brian Wildsmith illustration,  1972
click image twice for full size

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Art Deco figurine by Otto Poertzel woman with dogs
a figurine by Otto Poertzel     click twice
   
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"Fifi comes along" a 1914 cartoon about a tiny dog, by L. Fellows
"Fifi comes along"   a 1914 cartoon
   
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George Mcmanus cartoon color large cats & dogs
from a book by cartoonist George McManus     click twice
   
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A.E. Marty fashion illustration
an A.E. Marty fashion illustration     click twice
   
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Kay Nielson illustration large ghost and spider
a Kay Nielson illustration     click twice
   
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a Helen Hokinson cartoon of a dog show, New Yorker cover 1936
a Helen Hokinson cartoon
   
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 Elliott Erwitt photo 1946 small dog
an Elliott Erwitt photograph,  1946     click twice
   
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Ivan Bilibin illustration walk the dog
an Ivan Bilibin illustration     click twice
   
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Frank C. Pape illustration of dragon
a Frank C. Pape illustration
   
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1861 cartoon of old woman and dog look alike
"Love me, love my dog"  an 1861 cartoon,  not really funny
   
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Ezra Jack Keats illustration 1960s large
an Ezra Jack Keats children's book illustration,  1960     click twice
   
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a South American glass tetra fish, 1962 color photograph
a glass tetra fish,  1962
   
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George Cruikshank color cartoon man and pet monkey
a George Cruikshank drawing     click twice
   
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a Marcus Behmer illustration of a woman walking her bird
a Marcus Behmer illustration
   
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yarn needlepoint dog
an old illustration of a design in yarn
   
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a 1916 bird cage and stand, a photograph
a 1916 bird cage
   
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a Ronald Searle cat in color
Ronald Searle      click twice
                   
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