Sunday, September 27, 2015

I M A G E S of . . . G O L D

Photo of solidified natural gold
solidified natural gold
          
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1960 G.E. Textolite White Gold home countertop laminate, a color photograph
1960 countertop laminate
        
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a Carl Otto Czeschka illustration 1905 with gold ink
a Carl Otto Czeschka illustration,  1905       click image twice for full size
   
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an Ernst Baechtold 1987 film festival poster with gold ink
an Ernst Baechtold 1987 film festival poster 
        
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at the 1970 Worlds Fair in Japan
at the 1970 Japan Worlds Fair in Japan 
        
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Félix Vallotton 1919, portrait of a woman
Félix Vallotton,  1919
     
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a 1893 book end paper in blue and gold
a 1893 book end paper
    
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photo of paper gold stars
gold stars are merely symbolic,  printed on cheap paper and mass-produced
on a big machine by hairy men with family problems,  so grow up kid
        
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an 1879 ornamented gold watch, color photograph
an 1879 ornamented gold watch
         
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1800s art nouveau gold tenticle broach, a color photograph
an 1800s broach
        
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a 1925 Sirdha Fragrance advertisement
a 1925 Sirdha Fragrance advertisement 
     
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the 1959 Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy in Russia
the 1959 Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy in Russia 
click twice
        
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a Georges Mathieu 1968 poster for Air France
a Georges Mathieu 1968 poster for Air France
    
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an 1890s? gold cigarette case, color photograph
a gold cigarette case,  1890s? 
        
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1898 gold pens from catalog
an expensive chair,  a gold pen,  imported hand-crafted paper ...
everything you need to create writer's block in 1898
see full size
         
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photo of 1928 Jean Puiforcat gold dinnerware
1928 Jean Puiforcat design         click twice
            
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photo of 1947 gold plated coffee set
a 1947 coffee set        see full size
           
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photo of 1960s Ban deodorant packaging
"ban roll-on deodorant"   1960s gold packaging was attractive,   
and the consumer was willing to pay more for it
        
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a 1902 German monument
a 1902 German monument       click twice
    
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Shirley Eaton painted gold for 1964 movie Goldfinger, a photograph
in the 1964 movie 'Goldfinger' this enemy agent made love with James Bond 007,
but neglected to kill him
luger pistol 1960s?
photo of Gert Fröbe as Bond villain Goldfinger in 1964
her boss Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe) had her killed with gold paint
photo of Odd Job from Goldfinger
employed killer 'Odd Job'
         
G O L D
          
a gold nugget 
        
G O L D
          
photo of gold leaf
gold leaf         click twice
       
G O L D
          
photo of gold plated scissors
ceremonial gold scissors from a price catalog
         
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1858 India ornament in gold and purple 1858 India ornament 
           
G O L D
                       
a Leopold Forstner mosaic in gold
a Leopold Forstner mosaic       click twice
   
G O L D
            
a 1963 Patek Philippe watch
a 1963 Patek Philippe watch
  

Sunday, September 20, 2015

PROCESSIONS on parade . . . part 1

Guy Billout art, birds walking across a highway
Guy Billout 
           
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the Spruce Goose 1946? Being transported on a public highway, an aerial photograph
the Spruce Goose,  1946?       click image twice for full size
        
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J.M.W. Turner, a procession on a mountain path
J.M.W. Turner
    
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a Harry Rountree book color illustration
 a Harry Rountree book illustration
         
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"The Rumor" by artist A. Paul Weber 1943
"The Rumor"  by A. Paul Weber in 1943     click image twice for full size
     
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Walter Joseph Phillips print of deer in winter
 A procession by Walter Joseph Phillips,  Canada     click twice
   
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an Ike Morgan 1909 children's book illustrationan Ike Morgan 1909 children's book illustration

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Expo '67,  the 1967 Montreal Worlds Fair, a photograph of public foot traffic crowds
at  the 1967 Worlds Fair in Montreal
      
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a Claude Flight print 1929, cars on a race track
a Claude Flight print,  1929       click twice
       
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an Erik Nitsche illustration for Stage Magazine
an Erik Nitsche illustration for "Stage Magazine"
                   
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artist Albert Erisch 1916
Albert Erisch,  1916     see full size
    
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Antonio Frasconi 1964 childrens book illustration
an Antonio Frasconi 1964 children's book illustration     click twice
    
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a Roger Duvoisin illustration for The new Yorker magazine June 1943, Navy escort
a Roger Duvoisin illustration
    
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Bernard Boutet de Monvel  pre-1945 illustration of students in procession
Bernard Boutet de Monvel's 1940s illustration of students in procession 
see full size
    
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Otto Pankok 1956 art
Otto Pankok 1956 art
    
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1888 parade of bicycles at Buffalo
"The Parade at Buffalo"  1888     see full size
     
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C R W Nevinson art 1917
a C.R.W. Nevinson procession,  1917     see full size
     
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Carlos Schwabe art, a procession of women
Carlos Schwabe art
   
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Testing the Gallery Floor, construction of the Crystal Palace at  London's Great Exhibition of 1851
"Testing the Gallery Floor"  construction of the Crystal Palace at
London's Great Exhibition of 1851
     
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a Harry Rountree children's book color illustration for The Ugly Duckling
 a Harry Rountree children's book illustration for 'The Ugly Duckling'
    
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Hieronymus Cock illustration 1500s
A 1500s procession by Hieronymus Cock,  1500s     see full size
    
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a Maynard Dixon illustration 1906, human sacrifice religion
a Maynard Dixon illustration,  1906
      
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UPA animation, crowded car traffic
UPA animation       click twice
      
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old Japan, a procession with a giant demon head
old Japan
      
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Kay Nielson illustration of “Twelve Dancing Princesses”
a Kay Nielson illustration from from “Twelve Dancing Princesses” 
click twice
    
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Mary Blair design for Disney's Peter Pan
Mary Blair's colour design for Disney's Peter Pan     click twice
    
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Mel Crawford 1960s illustration from a children's book
a Mel Crawford 1960s illustration from a children's book,
probably a 'Little Golden Book' about the Flintstones     click twice
     
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a 1917 parade float photograph with cherubs and flowers
a 1917 parade float
     
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Claude Monet trees
Claude Monet trees