Vintage French Labels. Via Bochini.
Title page from a vintage cook book. Via Flickr.
Vintage Ad cards for Whittemore’s Orient Shaving Soap. Made by the Clinton Manufacturingi Co., Clinton. CT and New York. “Use Whittemore Bayberry & Glycerin Soap for the Skin & Complexion. Use Whittemore’s Lava Soap for Office or Home Use in Removing Ink and Other Stains.” Via
Via Type vs Time collection on Ink361
An unused label for J.F. Kurfees Paint Co’s Ready Mixed Paint. Louisville, KY. Via Flickr.
I came across this fancy old can of white paint. It reads: OBrien’sLiquid Velvet, the specified brand. Washable flat wall enamel. Manufactured and guaranteed by the O’Brien Varnish Co. South Bend, Indiana, Incorporated 1878. The Artistic, Sanitary, Economical, Durable, Washable, Flat Drying Enamel, For New or Old Walls.
Here’s a small sampling of collateral from the Longman & Martinez paint company (aka L and M Paints), located at 207 Pearl Street in New York, NY around the 1880s.
Someday I’ll figure out how to make a map to tag these photos on to. How cool would it be to find vintage things connected to the streets around you? Very. The answer is very. Via Papergreat, Nemahaweb, Alphabetilately.