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Early 1930s mackinaw Stag Coat

This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the early 1930s. At the time of its manufacture, this single breasted plaid mackinaw style, with its A-1 style patch pockets and shirt collar, was known as a Stag Coat. 40 more words


Forgotten Aircraft: Fairey Hendon

The Fairey Hendon holds a unique place in the history of the Royal Air Force, a place that has largely been overshadowed by the events at the end of the 1930s and the fevered introduction of newer designs. 652 more words


Happy Thanksgiving, 2014

Dynevor Rhys did some of the loveliest illustrations and covers for The Delineator and other magazines in the twenties and thirties. This is from an advertisement for “Her Majesty” silverplated flatware and dinnerware by 1847 Rogers Brothers. 54 more words

Old Advertisements & Popular Culture

The Ellington Showcase

“By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn’t want your daughter to associate with.” – Duke Ellington

Ellington Showcase… 37 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Lord Warrington and Friend

Judge, Sir Thomas Rolls Warrington was the owner of Clyffe Hall in Market Lavington in the early part of the twentieth century. He was elevated to the peerage on his retirement and took the title of Lord Warrington of Clyffe. 134 more words


The Quasi-Kidnapping of Kitty Von Kat: page 3

Ben needs a distraction, preferably an actual case.  Will a client burst through his door in time to relieve the matrimonial pressure?  Stay tuned … 13 more words


An incinerator in Ipswich: Walter Burley Griffin's Queensland legacy

Queen’s Park, 10A Milford Street, Ipswich

The decorative elegance and majesty of Art Deco do not immediately call to mind something so utilitarian as rubbish incineration. 1,667 more words