anna brones

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At Last You’ve Learned How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

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“What makes you so happy this morning, George!”

“Because at last you’ve learned how to make a perfect cup of coffee. This is delicious!”

“Oh, it isn’t me, it’s the brand. This is the Sultana!”

I have a thing for vintage coffee ads, and this one via the Boston Public Library is rather hilarious. Certainly indicative of gender roles at the time – we all know that women shouldn’t be the sole ones responsible for the kitchen, cooking and coffee brewing duties – as well as the increasing interest, and obsession, with coffee.

Written by Anna Brones

October 22, 2015 at 10:04

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Vintage Travel Posters

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Vintage travel posters and hotel stickers provide for some of the best travel inspiration. They remind us of a long gone, romantic era of travel, when explorers embarked on long boat trips across oceans to discover foreign lands; when you packed a leather suitcase and set off for a train trip across the continent. I compiled some of my favorite vintage posters, as well as some history on them, in this article over on Been Seen.

Written by Anna Brones

November 27, 2009 at 11:46