The British Ministry of Health took a very visual approach when educating its citizens on healthy habits. Top Plate: There are 19,000 colonies of living germs on this plate which was held 3 feet away from the sneezer photographed on the right. See the cloud of germ-laden droplets broadcast into the air by a careless… Learn more ›
During the Blitz of World War II in Great Britain, “health” health was recognized as a major influence on the war and propaganda succeeded in making its citizens aware of its importance. Not only in Britain, but all over the world. The health campaigns that took place during WWII focused toward wartime emergency. Individuals were… Learn more ›
The Ministry of Heath in Britain was determined to encourage healthy habits. Artist Henry Mayo Bateman (1887-1970) found a whimsical way to educate- his series of ‘Coughs and Sneezes’ includes a bomb factory, a shopping store, an office and the Tube.
Although this poster for a Carnival evening promotes an appearance by Edith Heinemann, the master violinist, artist Ernst Böhm instead chose to illustrate a stylized masked harlequin. Heinemann, more widely known by her maiden name Lorand, was a Berlin-based violin virtuoso whose 20-year career on the Viennese stage endeared her with the titles of “Queen… Learn more ›
It was the Jazz Age and Paramount Movies hyped their new production as the story of an ambitious immigrant youth and a millionaires daughter, living among Manhattan’s nightclubs, gunmen, and peacock women. Ricardo Cortez starred and William Powell was in the supporting cast. This amazing Swedish poster captures the Art Deco feel of the era,… Learn more ›
Suaveness and elegance are synonymous with the French Riviera, making Cary Grant and Grace Kelly the perfect fit for this Alfred Hitchcock thriller set along its glittery shores.
Joseph Fenneker (1895-1956) was a well-known German born expressionist artist who began by designing film posters for the film theater Marmorhaus. He was prolific and created a specific look and feel that draws an audience. He began stage design at a young age and his popularity soared throughout the 1930s through the 1950s. This gorgeous… Learn more ›
Austin Reed was a British fashion retailer founded in 1900. Both stylish and classic, it represents a well-dressed man.
After merging with Panagra in 1967, Braniff Airways became the global leader in South American air travel. Argentinians love their meat; they consume about 187 pounds of it every year. Surprisingly, Australia, The United States and Israel consume even more.