Friday, May 29, 2015

post-WW2 BMW 327 art

At least that's what we think it is meant to be, as created by Mads Berg for a Franks Original cayenne sauce ad.

ships in the Bay of Palermo with Monte Pelligrino, Italy, circa 1900

"Fight for seconds" advert art, Germany, 1933

Racing car graphics, but an advertisement by a printing colors (inks?) manufacturing business.

'No parking or standing' art

One would assume that for car drivers 'No Parking' would be implicit in 'No Standing'.  A girl is painting autumnal foliage on a wall as shadow for the bare tree.  Art credited to Guy Shield, which looks to be set in Sydney.

steam traction in the Sip canal, Yugoslavia, art

Issued in 1981.

'Fiducia' type tram at the terminus of the Karori line, 1947

The clock on the post stayed there for many years afterwards.  For lots more, see the book Wellington Transport Memories.

Japanese tram graphic postcard, 1908

As can be seen, mailed in Invercargill. The addressee was in Edendale in Southland.

1961 Vauxhall Victor drawing

As produced by Sanitarium on a Weetbix card.  According to the back, the car was a 4-cylinder producing 55 b.h.p., had a maximum speed of 75 mph (120 km/h) with a three-speed forward gearbox.