Up for auction at Heritage Auctions:
Attributed to CHARLES GATES SHELDON (American, 1889-1960)
Admiring the Saw
Pastel on board
30 x 19 in.
Signed lower right
From the Estate of Charles Martignette.
In the acknowledgements:
The kitchen shown on the cover was designed by Home Guide Inc., using General Electric appliances. We are indebted to these organizations for the picture.
Personally, I never got over that documentary we were shown in collage. Ever since then, whenever someone says “GE” or “General Electric,” I scream, “Babies born without skulls!” …I guess that’s one type of atomic kitchen.
A purely gratuitous photo of three women doing the airplane exercise pose in. Just too classic to ignore.
(Found in 1962’s Royal Canadian Air Force Exercise Plans for Physical Fitness; more images there.)
A 1970s take on the 1950s version of a desperate housewife. Via.
Electric Beauty, 1939, by Horst P. Horst .
A vintage negative of a 1950s drive-in waitress.
Vintage photo of reidbrand’s mom in the Women’s Land Army (WLA) in 1943. I love how she’s holding a stuffed toy dog — with only one eye.
Japan Airlines, 1967.