Author: The Deltiologist

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A Stiff Breeze

My grandmother used to hang out clothes to dry in the wintertime, but never quite got results like this.

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Turkish Bath, NYC, 1904

Most of the Byron Collection photos are documentary in nature, but this one’s a bit odd. Correct me if I’m wrong, but the man in this picture is a woman with a false mustache.

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Yes

The ‘Yes’ girl, shown in this 1946 painting, typifies the bathing beauties created by famed artist Haddon Sundblom for Coca-Cola in the 1940s.

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PinUpCards.com #11

Here’s another of a series of vintage pinup postcards, and this blog’s raison d’être: a nude woman with mom hair. Compared with modern advertising imagery, this photo is far more innocent.

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The Art of Lee Joong Seop

A postcard featuring some watercolors and sketches by Lee Joong Seop (1916-1956), of Jeju Island, South Korea. Mr. Lee certainly had a unique view of the female form.

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A Curt Teich Glamour Girl, 1940

My goodness! Somebody is certainly in love with her own appearance, isn’t she? I can’t help but wonder why this young lady doesn’t have a date.