Sunday, August 26, 2018

E T I Q U E T T E . . . by different artists

"Awfully sorry,  Lady Ripplevale,  but I'm really frightfully tired."     a Peter Arno cartoon
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
detail from an Al Dorne illustration, 1950s?
         
E T I Q U E T T E
       
Wallace Wood for MAD:  an elegant cigarette holder for scrub women
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
Wallace Wood for MAD:  a loutish man can wear glasses to look intelligent 
click image twice for full size
          
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a "Baby Huey" comic book
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
1907 frills for spearing croquettes and paper frills for gripping chops,  from a
restaurant/hotel supply catalog
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
an Edwin Austin Abbey painting,  originally in color?     click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a William Stout illustration,  2000
          
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a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon with swear word symbols, curse word symbols
a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon:   the child learns offensive words
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
Franz Sedlacek     click twice
          
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an 1881 cartoon,  "Do thy Spiriting gently"
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
"Coquette Lane - The fan drill given at Carnival of Authors"
1890s USA etiquette school     see full size
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
"Stop me before I kill again ... thank-you"      a Rod Filbrandt cartoon 
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a Bob Jones illustration for ESSO gasoline
          
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a Fritz Bergen illustration     click twice
          
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an 1896 cartoon
          
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a Rea Irvin illustration,  1931
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a James Montgomery Flagg illustration     click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
        
James Montgomery Flagg     click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
Art Spiegelman Garbage Pail Kids, Babbling Brooke, etiquette
a 1985 Art Spiegelman sticker for children:
"Garbage Pail Kids - Babbling Brooke"      click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a 1921 advertising illustration
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a Don Martin cartoon for MAD publisher Bill Gaines     click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
a 1690 hotel for gluttony
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       

These two have it right,  elbows off the table and serve your
guest first:  a Beatrix Potter 1904 book illustration     click twice
          
E T I Q U E T T E
       
1881  "A small mouth is never admired in gentlemen,  a pretty man being looked upon by the fair sex as a carpet knight,  one who encroaches upon their own territory"    a woman's mouth
should be  "... a perfect cupid's bow, with a thin upper lip and a pouting lower one"
unintentionally funny advice from an 1881 etiquette book
              
      
Please enjoy my 60 second comedy animation,   "Dinner Party Do’s & Don’ts"     click below
      
      

Sunday, August 19, 2018

M Y T H S . . . in the mist, by different artists

Vodnic, ancient Slavic water god, a 1902 painting by Jaroslav Panuska
'Vodnic'  (ancient Slavic water god)  a 1902 painting by Jaroslav Panuska
       
M Y T H S
       
an 1895 Will Bradley poster for a printing ink manufacturer, showing Pan of the wild
  'Pan',  ancient Greek god of the wild ... an 1895 Will Bradley poster for a printing ink manufacturer
       
M Y T H S
       
1904 Worlds Fair amusement, Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe, an illustration
1904 Worlds Fair amusement ... a giant display of the English children's rhyme
'There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe'     click image twice for full size
       
M Y T H S
       
an Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky painting of stormy ocean spirits
an Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky painting       click twice
       
M Y T H S
       
Thomas Theodor Heine
Thomas Theodor Heine
       
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Ciafferi 1600s tree spirit, a drawing
detail of a 1600s drawing by Ciafferi     click image twice
       
M Y T H S
       
aThor washing machine 1949, an advertising photograph
the Norse god "THOR" in hard times,  1949
       
M Y T H S
       
a Barry Moser illustration of  'The Headless Horseman'
a Barry Moser illustration of  'The Headless Horseman'
       
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a color photograph of children's 1942 wallpaper, Little Bo-Peep Has Lost her Sheep
children's 1942 wallpaper   'Little Bo-Peep Has Lost her Sheep'
       
M Y T H S
       
from the first edition of 'Gulliver's Travels' by Jonathan Swift, 1726 England, a large illustration
from the first edition of 'Gulliver's Travels' by Jonathan Swift,  1726 England
       
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Gustave Moreau 1882, painting of a woman on an elephant
Gustave Moreau,  1882     click twice
       
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a Mary Kay Brown cartoon about the Greek god Mercury
a Mary Kay Brown cartoon about the Greek god Mercury
a Mary Kay Brown cartoon about the Greek god Mercury
       
M Y T H S
       
a Haddon H. Sundblom illustration of Coca Cola Santa Clause
a Haddon H. Sundblom illustration of the
red god  'Santa Claus' 
click twice
       
M Y T H S
       
Edward Robert Hughes, a 1902 painting of a nude woman on a winged Pegasus horse in the sky at night
Edward Robert Hughes,  1902
       
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an Ernest Griset illustration of a swamp ghost
an Ernest Griset illustration
       
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a 1900s Jaroslav Panuska image of a European Witch or Pagan
Jaroslav Panuska      click twice
       
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a Basil Gogos illustration of Herman Munster smiling
a Basil Gogos illustration ... 1960s television comedy 'The Munsters'
was a fun version of the fictional Frankenstein monster
       
M Y T H S
       
an 1880 children's book illustration for Humpty Dumpty
an 1880 children's book illustration for "Humpty Dumpty"
       
M Y T H S
       
Karlheinz Dobsky children's book about the old Hans Christian Andersen story, The Pied Piper of Hamelin
a 1950s? Karlheinz Dobsky children's book about the old Hans Christian Andersen story
 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin'
       
M Y T H S
       
a Joseph Kaspar Sattler 1800s illustration of a man in a mass of lizard creatures
a Joseph Kaspar Sattler illustration,  1800s     click twice
       
M Y T H S
       
An 1866 Johan August Malmstrom painting of spirits in the mist
a Johan August Malmstrom painting,  1866     see full size
       
M Y T H S
       
A Charles Addams cartoon of a lab scientists accidentally summoning a Genie from a test tube
a Charles Addams cartoon of a 'Genie' spirit,  originating from ancient Middle East and Africa ... the modern version was mostly used for comedy in 1900s television and comics
       
M Y T H S
       
a developmental color drawing for Disney's 1940 film Fantasia, the ancient Greek god Zeus throwing his lightning bolts
a developmental drawing for Disney's 1940 film Fantasia,  the ancient
Greek god Zeus throwing his lightning bolts     click twice
       
M Y T H S
       
an old illustration of fish falling from the sky, year 990?
a myth from the year 990?  waterspouts can sometimes drop fish from the sky
       
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a witch by William Mortensen
William Mortensen,  1900s     click twice
       
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Ken Reid 1970s World Wide Weirdies, haunted house
a haunted English house by Ken Reid,  1970s?
       
M Y T H S
       
Hans Christian Andersen popularized the children's myth of storks delivering babies to homes. This 1943 German cartoon changes it a little.
Hans Christian Andersen popularized the children's myth of storks delivering babies to homes
... this 1943 German cartoon changes it a little 
       
M Y T H S
       
a Franz von Stuck painting of ancient Greek gorgon Medusa
a Franz von Stuck painting of ancient Greek gorgon 'Medusa'     click twice
       
M Y T H S
       
a Will Rothenstien 1896 drawing of a flying horse, maybe Baron Munchausen
a Will Rothenstien detail, 1896