31 October 2009

Pinpoint Eclipse

Unusual and beautiful: Photographer unknown, August 1932

Manhood, Muscle & Masculinity

Male-oriented items from the 1940s and 1950s: subculture items dressed up in heroic form.

From The Railroad & Roadside

Hand-me-downs from family and finds from all over: Cars, trucks and train set pieces from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Thimbles From Grants

Some 1960s gems from my collection of items from this long-defunct department store.

29 October 2009

24 October 2009

Wisk Off Crayons Romper Room TV Game

A new addition to my collection. This one is a joint effort between a well known kids' TV show and a lesser known brand of crayons from the 1960s. The washable TV screen mat (reminiscent of the late 1950s Winky Dink TV drawing sets) and the wipe-off cardboard tablets were rather innovative for the time.

Black Lines On White Pages

September and October 2009 pages from a sketchbook comprised solely of black line drawings.