★ Ad for Adams Fruit Chewing Gum (1919)
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★ Ad for Adams Fruit Chewing Gum (1919)

★ I just love this beautiful illustrated advert for Adams California Fruit Chewing Gum, as published in Shadowland magazine, September 1919. Painted from a photograph, it features a likeness of American silent film actress Ruth Roland, who was endorsing the product with… Continue reading

★ ‘Mlle. Spindler’ by Nadar (c.1900)
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★ ‘Mlle. Spindler’ by Nadar (c.1900)

★ French photographer Gaspard-Felix Tournachon – more commonly known as Nadar – was born on this day in 1820. Famous for his portraits of many of France’s most notable personages, his work features prominently in many prestigious photographic collections… Continue reading