Vintage food propaganda from the American government.
Delicious vintage food PSAs
Wheels of Change – for National Bike to Work Day, a brief visual history of how the bicycle emancipated women.
For Bike to Work Day, a lovely illustrated vintage bicycle safety manual from 1969.
The early-20th-century photo of French boxers that inspired this new gem from Sophie Blackall, one of the finest illustrators working today.
Cats may be famous literary pets, but who knew the propaganda art of the anti-suffragist movement had an entire cat-centric sub-genre? As felines represented the domestic sphere and thus the feminine, they were used to portray suffragists as incompetent and unintelligent.
Vintage French boxing trading cards circa 1895, which inspired the wonderful The Mighty Lalouche.
Every day is Mother’s Day in Mr. T world!
Complement with words of wisdom from the letters of history’s notable mothers to their children.
Centuries before the ubiquitous Starbucks logo, we had these coffee-house keepers’ tokens of the 17th century, from a history of how coffee changed the world.
We lost the great Maurice Sendak, creator of Where the Wild Things Are, on May 8, 2012 – these are his little-known and lovely vintage Velveteen Rabbit illustrations circa 1960.
In this 1817 tip sheet for dancers, charmingly minimalist stick figures show you how to perform popular group “country dances” imported to America from England and France.