Showing posts with label 1940. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1940. Show all posts

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

1940s Hairstyles

From Woman's Fair, July 1940.

Monday, 2 September 2013

Mind Your manners

From Woman's Fair, May 1940.

Scandale Girdle

Detail from a Scandale ad proclaiming that,
  "Feminine Grace is in danger - Defend it with SCANDALE".
I'm not entirely sure how a transparent girdle is defending feminine grace but I'm all in favour it, regardless (see-thru underwear, not feminine grace).

From Woman's Fair, May 1940.

Friday, 30 August 2013

Phillips' Magnesia Cream

Now that you mention it, my clothes have been disolving quite a lot lately.

Detail from a Phillips' Magnesia Creams ad. From Woman's Fair, June 1940.

Woman's Fair June 1940

Saturday, 29 January 2011

Clothing by Latzke & Quinlan

From a 1940 reprint of the 1935 edition. Published by Lippincott.

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Motor Car Maintenance 1940

My best guess is that this was published in 1940 but could be '38 or '39.
From The Home Workshop, published by Odhams.

Friday, 2 April 2010


With wireless remote control!
From The Etude Music Magazine, April 1940.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Speed Graphic

The Speed Graphic, as used by king of reportage photography, Weegee. From Photo Technique magazine, February 1940.

Monday, 14 January 2008

Don't Go

From a story in Woman's Fair- April, 1940

Tuesday, 8 January 2008

Miner's Make-up

From Woman's Fair, May 1940.