Sunday, July 29, 2018

S I L H O U E T T E S

Yoshio Markino, a tree at night in silhouette 1930s
Yoshio Markino,  1930s?  A silhouette is a shape with a single color replacing
most or all detail,  usually contrasting over a lighter background
        
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a Tom Purvis poster 1925, Yorkshire Moors by LNER, a man in silhouette at a waterfall
a Tom Purvis poster,  1925       click image twice for full size
        
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a Roy Nockolds illustration of a war bomber over a burning city
a Roy Nockolds illustration
        
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Hanna Barbera animation titles in silhouette, Scaredycat Dog and Two Corny Crows
a few highlights are allowed,  like the eyes in these Hanna Barbera animation titles
       
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a 1927 magazine illustration of a woman talking on telephone in silhouette
a 1927 magazine illustration:  silhouettes require that everything be clearly
arranged for an easy view       click image twice
        
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a Norman Wilkinson Irish travel poster illustration in silhouette
a Norman Wilkinson travel poster illustration       click twice
        
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Hans Christiansen silhouette color graphic
Hans Christiansen
        
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a 1919 Ludwig Hohlwein poster in silhouette, International Einfuhr-Mess Frankfurt
a Ludwig Hohlwein poster,  1919
        
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a 2017 Christoph Niemann illustration for The New Yorker, woman in tent reading in silhouette
a Christoph Niemann illustration,  2017

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a 1935 Ernest Hamlin Baker illustration in silhouette for Fortune Magazine, a farmer
an Ernest Hamlin Baker illustration,  1935       click twice

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a Leni Riefenstahl photograph at the 1936 Olympics, a high diver in silhouettea Leni Riefenstahl photograph at the 1936 Olympics
       
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a 1919 Felix Vallotton painting of a landscape in silhouette
a Felix Vallotton painting,  1919       click twice
       
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a Fritz Buhler 1958 Swissair poster illustration in silhouettea Fritz Buhler 1958 Swissair poster illustration
       
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a 1900s Achiel Van Sassenbrouck painting in silhouette
an Achiel Van Sassenbrouck painting,  1900s       click twice
        
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forest in winter, a 1920 Walter King Stone book illustrationin silhouette
a Walter King Stone book illustration,  1920
        
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Siemen Dijkstra silhouette trees
Siemen Dijkstra       click  twice
        
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a 1937 postcard illustration, "Lobby, Prince of Whales Hotel, Waterton National park, Alberta, Canada"n silhouette
a 1937 postcard illustration   "Lobby, Prince of Whales Hotel, 
Waterton National park, Alberta, Canada"       see full size
       
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a Miroslav Sasek children's book illustration of telephone poles and wires in silhouettea Miroslav Sasek children's book illustration
       
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a 1929 Charles Pears poster illustration of a seaside tower in silhouette
a 1929 Charles Pears poster illustration       click twice
       
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a Gordon Grant illustration of a blue sailing ship in silhouette, 1928
a Gordon Grant illustration,  1928
       
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a 2006 John Bradley color poster in silhouette, Apodaca
John Bradley,  2006
       
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a color illustration of 1925 windmills in silhouette, Polderbemalende molens in den Nederwaard
1925 windmills,  Netherlands       see full size
       
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Florian, a travel poster illustration in silhouette
a travel poster illustration
       
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an  EA Verpilleux color illustration of a ship at night in silhouette, 1931
an E.A. Verpilleux illustration,  1931       click twice
       
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a Henri Guerard print of sailboats in silhouette, 1800sHenri Guerard,  1800s
       
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Robert Lawson's illustration of Ferdinand the bull in silhouette under a tree, 1936
a Robert Lawson illustration for 'Ferdinand the Bull',  1936      click twice
       
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a Jorge Colombo illustration for the June 1 2009 New Yorker Magazine cover, in silhouette
Jorge Colombo,  2009
       
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a Henri Rivière print of construction work in silhouette
a Henri Rivière print       click twice
       
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a 1896 German illustration of a home visitor in silhoette
an 1896 German story illustration
            

Sunday, July 22, 2018

S P H E R E S

a color photograph of children's glass marbles
this 1900s gambling game for children was originally for adults
  
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1939 NY World's Fair photograph
a playground for adults ... the 1939 NY World's Fair       click image twice
   
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Jack Kirby spash panel
Jack Kirby comic book art       click twice
  
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Niklaus Troxler art, black and white striped spheres
a Niklaus Troxler poster for a music event
      
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a 1925 Muller Freres beaded chandelier
1925 lighting by Muller Freres
   
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Claude-Nicolas Ledoux's 1700s 'House of the Farm Guard'
Claude-Nicolas Ledoux's 1700s design for 'House of the Farm Guard'
 click twice
  
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a Herbert Paus illustration of an ocean bouy
 a Herbert Paus illustration
     
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a 1900 BB gun ADVERTISEMENT
a 1900 BB gun for boys without supervision       see full size
     
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copper BBs, a color photograph close up macro
copper BBs       click twice
   
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a 1960s Melvin Sokolosky fashion photograph
in the 1960s Melvin Sokolosky photographed fashion models in plastic bubbles ...
the suspension cable was later  airbrushed out,  as seen above
  
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a 1963 Melvin Sokolosky fashion photo of a woman in a floating sphere
Melvin Sokolsky,  1963
  
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a Don Martin cartoon for MAD magazine, balloons and pea shooter
a Don Martin cartoon for MAD magazine
    
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a Franco Marinai photo of a sphere water tank
a Franco Marinai photo       click twice
     
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Maurits Cornelis Escher sphere
Maurits Cornelis Escher art, 1940s?       click twice
   
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Arnaldo Pomodoro art 1963
Arnaldo Pomodoro art,  1963       click twice
    
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Arnaldo Pomodoro art photograph
Arnaldo Pomodoro       click twice
        
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Daffy Duck hugs a pearl
tiny Daffy Duck hugs a pearl with greed
     
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a 1970 Automodule photograph
a 1970 Automodule,  the final wedge between this couple?     click twice
        
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a 1953 textile pattern by Knoll, Kramer on Seinfeld wore a shirt with this pattern
a 1953 textile pattern by Knoll ... Kramer on Seinfeld wore a shirt with this pattern
               
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a 1959 illustration of an orange with intentionally off-position color for loosenessa 1959 illustration with intentionally off-position color for looseness
               
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a cut-away view of an Etienne-Louis Boullee planetarium design
cut-away view of an Etienne-Louis Boullee planetarium design    see full size
               
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an Eliel Saarinen brass sphere coffee or tea set
Eliel Saarinen,  1910s?
               
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a Fred Taylor travel poster illustration 1922, woman with balloons at regattaa Fred Taylor travel poster illustration,  1922
               
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Orrefors crystal spheres advertisement with photograph, large diameterlighting spheres in 24" and 36" diameters:  Scandinavian design influenced the world from the 1950s to early 1970s
               
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a large color illustration of a 1925 crystal ball
a 1925 crystal ball       click twice
               
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Disney animation, 1959 evil witch with wand in castle, color cel on background
Disney animation,  1959       click twice 
                
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1899 ornament wallpaper in color1899 ornament
               
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a Dorothy Lathrop 1968 scratchboard illustration of a snow globeDorothy Lathrop,  1968
               
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a 1966 refrigerator ad with future theme
futuristic silliness in this 1966 refrigerator advertisement 
. . . in film,  fashion and design,  the future was often
represented by spheres or the color white       click twice
        
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Hans Hinterreiter art, 1959
Hans Hinterreiter art,  1959       click twice