Sunday, August 27, 2017

the color B L U E . . . part 2

blue marbled book endpages
an 1800s end page from a hard cover book
     
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a Hans Neumann print of flying ravens
a Hans Neumann print
          
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a photograph of a vintage blue Mr. Freeze, still intact
a vintage "Mr. Freeze",
still intact
     
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a Jacob Isaaksz Van Ruisdael painting in blue
a Jacob Isaaksz Van Ruisdael painting       click image twice for full size
            
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a 1904 K. Boschen interior, blue with green highlights illustration
a 1904 K. Boschen interior      click twice
     
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a 1910s German interior, color illustration, radical design
a 1910s German interior panel       see full size 
   
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1942 powder blue textured wallpaper
1942 wallpaper
     
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a 1967 Bob Peak magazine illustration, Murder at Expo '67
 a 1967 Bob Peak magazine illustration       click twice
     
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a 1967 Polish film poster of Lee Marvin, Alcatraz
a 1967 Polish film poster of Lee Marvin       click twice
        
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a 1958 Ulrich Franzen interior design photograph, woman in blue stoking fireplace
a 1958 Ulrich Franzen interior
     
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a 1965 Sunbeam Tiger magazine advertisement, blue
a 1965 "Sunbeam Tiger" magazine advertisement
     
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illustration, the Chevrolet Nomad concept car appeared at Motorama 1954
the "Chevrolet Nomad" concept car appeared at Motorama 1954      click twice     
     
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Owen Jones' beautiful old rendering of Chinese ornament in blue
Englishman Owen Jones' 1800s rendering of Chinese ornament
click twice
     
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an old blue Lalique perfume atomizer
"I will return"  an old Lalique perfume atomizer
     
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a Charles Harper illustration of picnic scavenger animals in blue
a Charles Harper illustration       click twice     

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a 1970 blue interior
a 1970 interior
           
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a Dr. Seuss character from one of his books, If I ran the zoo
a Dr. Seuss character from one of his books       click twice     
       
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blue 1956 floor linoleum
1956 floor linoleum
     
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1960 lighting by Fontana, blue glass
1960 lighting by Fontana
     
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blue Chalcanthite photograph
Chalcanthite
    
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a blue 1936 Sparton radio designed by Walter Dorwin Teague
a 1936 Sparton radio designed by Walter Dorwin Teague       click twice
     
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a blue 1957 bathroom sink photograph, radical design
a 1957 bathroom sink       see full size
     
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a child's glass marble with blue streaks
a child's glass marble
    
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a blue Eero Saarinen designed factory
a factory by Eero Saarinen        see full size
     
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a blue Graal vase, 1919
a Graal vase, 1919      click twice
     
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sliced and polished blue Apatite photograph
sliced and polished Apatite
     
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the 1935 Scarab automobile, a color illustration in bluethe 1935 Scarab automobile

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a Cartier watch photograph, 1970 silver and blue
a Cartier watch, 1970
     
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a G. Biggs illustration 1948, parked lovers in the blue desert at night
a G. Biggs illustration,  1948       see full size
     
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a Chinese vase in blue
a Chinese vase
       

Sunday, August 20, 2017

A L C O H O L

William Makepeace Thackeray cartoon drawing
a funny cartoon drawing by the famous writer William Makepeace Thackeray,  1862?
       
A L C O H O L
        
Franz Von Stuck 1909? a young Bacchus
Franz Von Stuck,  1909? ... young Bacchus       click image twice for full size
       
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Ronald Searle, a sober man carrying his drunk woman
Ronald Searle
       
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a Ronald Searle alcohol cartoon
"Delightfully smoky aftertaste"    Ronald Searle
       
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Mabel Dwight, alcoholics in the street
Mabel Dwight       click twice
       
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Walter Schnackenberg alcoholics
 Walter Schnackenberg
       
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Heinrich Zille alcoholics
 Heinrich Zille       click twice
       
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1963 Schlitz beer
1963 Schlitz beer
       
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London as it Is 1832, children's gin statistics
1832 London statistics for the busiest gin shops on Mondays was
Men 3146,  Women 2189,  Children 686.  The child customers
for gin were probably sent by adults.
   
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London as it Is 1832, adulterated porter, additives to alcohol 1832
 1832 London statistics for alcohol  "Men not infrequently drink each from
two to three gallons of porter in one day."  (a dark beer)  "... many drugs
are employed to adulterate porter - Quassia,  Copperas ... Gentian ...
Capsicum,  Coculus Indicus,  Grains of Paradise,
Yew Tops and tobacco ..." 
     
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"The Grog Shop"  some 1834 facts of life,  from a children's schoolbook
     
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the finacial benefits of alcohol prohibition, from a 1916 sugar industry trade publication
an article about USA prohibition,  from a 1916 sugar industry
trade publication:  "A large percentage of all intoxicating liquors,
whiskeys, brandies, wines, beers, and ales represent only a chemical
re-arrangement of sugar.  When a drinker stops taking alcoholic
beverages, or even cuts down on them, he must and does 
use more sugar ..."  
     
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photograph of an ice holder & a shaker, 1930s?
an ice holder and a shaker,  1930s?
       
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David Downton, a windswept woman with champagne
David Downton
           
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a John Gilbert illustration for Dickens, Pickwick papers, poking the sleeping drunk
a John Gilbert illustration for Dickens
            
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an Enoch Bolles illustration of dark beer for Judge magazine, 1922
an Enoch Bolles illustration for Judge magazine,  1922
      
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a Peacock Lounge printed drink coaster
the "Peacock Lounge"
     
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a K Thylmann illustration 1916, drunken town party
a local celebration by K. Thylmann,  1916
     
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a Thomas Fluharty illustration of a tipsy couple in a bara Thomas Fluharty illustration
     
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pen & ink by A. Bork, the thirsty hangover
a thirsty hangover by A. Bork       click twice
        
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a Bernie Fuchs illustration of a mug of beer
a Bernie Fuchs illustration
     
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Max Velthuijs 1967
 Max Velthuijs,  1967       click twice
     
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a John Bauer illustration, 1912
 a John Bauer illustration,  1912? 
    
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cold beer
      
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four panels from a monthly Little Annie Fanny story in 1960s Playboy Magazine by artist Will Elder
 four panels by artist Will Elder,  from a monthly Little Annie Fanny story
in 1960s Playboy Magazine
     
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an FJ Garner 1950 illustration of a happy liquor bottle
an FJ Garner 1950 illustration
          
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a Bruno Paul cartoon illustration for a German social satire magazine, public drunkeness
 a Bruno Paul illustration for a German social satire magazine
     
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an Anders Zorn print of an older businessman with a drink
an Anders Zorn art print:  aged and mellow       click twice
     
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a Guinness advertisement, good taste stands out, tastefully unusual yet traditional
a Guinness advertisement
     
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a Jan Vermeer painting, Officer and Laughing Girl 1657
a Jan Vermeer painting "Officer and Laughing Girl"    around 1657
click twice
         
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an 1881 cartoon, Do thy spiriting gently, a man pouring a sloppy angry drink
"Do thy spiriting gently."   an 1881 cartoon