Tag Archive for vintage

Download more than 2500 vintage Japanese prints in HD (31 pics)

The  Library of Congress website has just released online an impressive collection of more than 2500 Japanese woodblock prints , that you can download for free in high-resolution! A true gold mine for all the lovers of Japanese culture, which includes artworks created between 1600 and 1980, mainly in the style Ukiyo-e , developed during the Edo era.

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Download more than 2500 vintage Japanese prints in HD (31 pics)

History of Tattoos – The tattoos of the first British artist in 1889 (11 pics)

I propose you to dive into the history of modern tattoo with the creations of Sutherland Macdonald , considered as the first British tattoo artist. After being introduced to the art of tattooing when he was part of the British army, Sutherland Macdonald opened a tattoo parlor in London in 1889, in the Victorian England! This new profession quickly becomes popular, so much so that the Post Office Directory must invent the title tattooist , to list it in its directories in 1894.

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History of Tattoos – The tattoos of the first British artist in 1889 (11 pics)

UFUNK – The Week End Selection n°91 (64 pics)

Turning up at the awkward moment, here is the  Week End Selection n°91 ! As every weekend, here is a new selection of WTF, cosplay, retro, advertising, illustrations, pictures, pin-ups and so on, without context or explanation, gleaned from the endless meanders of the Internet… You can find all previous  Week end Selections  here.

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UFUNK – The Week End Selection n°91 (64 pics)

Wooden Pinhole Camera (12 pics)

Ondu is a Kickstarter projects of brothers Halilovic , both Slovenian designers, who wanted to design a surprising pinhole camera in wood. With a modern design, they’ve readapted an old object into the contemporary era, by preserving the vintage style of the photographs produced by the camera.

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Wooden Pinhole Camera (12 pics)