williamclarkgable: “ Clark Gable and Carole Lombard attend the January 17, 1940 Hollywood premiere of Gone with the Wind (1939) ”
Ansel Adams’ Street Photography of 1940s Los Angeles
Ansel Adams was famous for his signature series of landscapes, spindling trees, ominous clouds and cliffs, but he also had bills to pay. He had clients. He had assignments. In the ’40s, Fortune Magazine sent him to document Los Angeles’ aviation…
Archives Awareness: Dig for Victory!
Women's Land Army recruitment poster, 1940s. This is from an archival collection at the Museum of English Rural Life, The University of Reading.
Back to Basics - Inspiration from 1940s War Posters
I recently came across a library of US WW2 Posters and pulled out a selection of examples for as a showcase of inspiration. They each rely on the basics of design; composition, typography and colour (be it a limited palette of mostly black and red inks to conform to the available printing technologies) to put […]
Variegata di Bologna
Variegata Di Bologna - Large, cupped 5" flowers (petals 60+) of creamy white cleanly striped with purple crimson. One of the most striking of the striped roses providing a fantastic display and only a few later blooms. A strong upright repeat bloomin