Brighton Swimming Club, 1863 (via The Retronaut)
Check out those….stovepipes!
mock-up of a princess vs princess page
shoujo style spontaneous flowers GO
(via Reel Time - Retro Cassette Adverts - Voices of East Anglia)
All these years I’ve been thinking that Aiwa had only two syllables.
(Source: pleatedjeans, via main-street-usa)
I am reposting this, I confess, mostly for “Love, Honor, and Cheat: A New Jersey Tragedy.”
(Source: grottu, via dirtyriver)
If I had Watchbirds watching me, I would never be a naughty thoughtless little Light-Leaver Lumpkin, either. From the July 1951 Ladies Home Journal, (scanned by WeirdVintage)
I have Munro Leaf’s whole book of Watchbirds. Maybe one day I’ll scan some others. As cautionary tales they’re actually kind of tame, if you know any of the German ones from way back in the day (Struwwelpeter and that lot).
(via Retronaut - The most personal possible present – you!)
This one you’re welcome to snark about as much as you like. Who thought this was a good idea?
(You’ll want to click through twice - once to Retronaut and then again to enlarge the image enough to read the copy. Trust me, you want to read the copy.)