To shop or not to shop

A cardboard version of a Shopping Mall from the 1940s. Travel to a time when these were (relatively) new and (possibly) fun.

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RSVP

a selection of Invitations to tempt you out of the house – when lockdown is over.

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Dear Deer

Wonderful examples of deers on christmas cards; including the most famous of them all

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Commerce & Christmas

christmas cards from the good old days: sent by companies to customers.

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Happy Halloween

Der Flügelflagel gaustertdurchs Wiruwaruwolz,die rote Fingur plaustertund grausig gutzt der Golz. Christian Morgenstern: “Gruselett” – from Galgenlieder (Gallows Songs), 1905 The Winglewangle phluttersthrough widowadowood,the crimson Fingoor spluttersand scary screaks the Scrood. Scariboo: The Gallows Songs: Christian Morgenstern’s Galgenlieder ;A Selection; Translated, with an Introduction, by Max Knight University of California Press 1964.© 1963 by Max E. Knight […]

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(H)Owls

As the nights draw in and Halloween is nigh’; my thoughts turned to owls – they can be seen as wise but also as menacing, they can be harbingers of lucky news, good health or of death. And here are some examples illustrating these different views – I hope you like them. and if you […]

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