Lux advertising art, 1920s
Feisher yarn advertising art, 1924
Dalbrook Silks advertisement, 1926
Looks like these girls are in some fabulous early beach pajamas (particularly if the seller is correct and these are c. 1929).
While they are unidentified, they may have some connection with Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. William H. Jernagin, who appears with them in other photos.
Winter Art Deco in Napier
Have not dropped off the face of the earth…have just been kicking up my heels at the Winter Art Deco event in Napier! Now taking a few days off with a friend in rural New Zealand.
Portrait of woman in an asymmetrically embroidered dress, 1920s. Name on the back seems to read Alberta Robinson Labreu.
Holland America line’s SS Statendam of 1929 (photo probably taken soon after she went into service).
As usual, Xavier Sager knocks it out of the park. Allons enfants de la Patrie…
Phrygian caps everywhere….
You didn’t think I was done with this day yet, did you?
La Vie Parisienne 12 July 1924 and patriotic French postcard…
La Vie Parisienne 6 July 1929. You have to hand it to La Vie Parisienne - they never run out of ideas for ways to wear the the tricolour.
La Vie Parisienne, 7 December 1918…let’s tear that Bastille down!
July 14 Down Under - time to get my Francophilia on and start celebrating la Fête nationale!
Illustration from La Vie Parisienne for 23 April 1910 - La Neuve de Marianne. Nothing like political cartoons from 105 years ago!
We’re still a day away down here from celebrating la Fête Nationale, but crack the champagne and storm the Bastille…I’m kicking things off with an early start.
I don’t know what Raymondism is, but it looks like my kind of thing.(Kidding - Maurice Francois Raymond Saunders, known professionally as The Great Raymond, was one of the early 20th century’s great illusionists. I also like to imagine from this that he had a thing for Champagne).
Martial et Armand styles, 1924
Champagne and the Champagne industry have just been granted UNESCO world heritage status - hurrah!!!!
Tu Seras Depute! 1932 French film