Retro Advertising

Collection by Alan Clark


Adverts from the past

Alan Clark
Horniman's Tea Victorian ad 'Pure Strong & Delicious' depicts man in traditional Chinese dress carrying crate & tin canister of Horniman's Tea, UK Vintage Labels, Vintage Tea, Vintage Posters, Vintage Ephemera, Retro Advertising, Vintage Advertisements, Tee Kunst, Tea Quotes, Coffee Poster

W. H. & F. J. Horniman & Co. Ltd.

John Horniman was a grocer who established a family business as a tea merchant in 1826. Horniman & Co started in a small way, initially trad...

Galliano’s Inspiration for Christian Dior Couture Spring 2011 Collection: René Gruau – Swing Fashionista Dior Vintage, Lingerie Vintage, Vintage Fashion, Luxury Lingerie, Lace Lingerie, Lingerie Models, Vintage Style, Christian Dior Couture, Rene Gruau

Irresistibly Delectable Eye Candy - Tish Jett

Two words: Pure Glamour. René Gruau, fashion illustrator extraodinaire, sometimes with intricate attention to detail, at other moments with a few broad strokes of his brush, captured post war glamour with its sizzle, sparkle, humor and sensuousness better than any other artist in the history of the métier. Recently a friend and I were discussing …

Before Lego and K'Nex there were Tinker Toys and Lincoln Logs. Learn the origins of these fun vintage engineering toys. Engineering Toys, 1960s Toys, Retro Toys, Tinker Toys, Toys Uk, Baby Boomer, The Next Big Thing, Childhood Days, Make A Man

Bayko made a man of me.

It's a well known misnomer that men can read maps and women can't. Well back in the 1950's girls got to play with dolls and boys got stuff like this: Bayko. The name comes from Bakelite and it was a construction toy that was introduced in the U.K. in the 1930's. It continued in manufacture…

A cover gallery for Cigarette Packs Retro Advertising, Ads, Cigarette Brands, Cigar Smoking, Smokers, Ephemera, Cover, Laughing, Packing

Cigarette Pack Covers #400-449

A cover gallery for Cigarette Packs

1957 Spangles Peppermints ad -- Spangles solves the age-old problem of dirty candy with their patented double wrapping Old Sweets, Vintage Sweets, Vintage Candy, Retro Vintage, Retro Sweets, Retro Advertising, Vintage Advertisements, Sweet Memories, Childhood Memories


Peppermint Spangles advertisement. by totallymystified on Flickr. Via Flickr: From John Bull magazine, week ending 2nd November, 1957.

Poster by Herbert Leupin Swiss), Güggel Habana. Vintage Labels, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Designs, 1920s Advertisements, Retro Advertising, Cigar Art, Up In Smoke, Old Ads

Vintage Tobacco/ Cigarette Ads of the 1930s (Page 10)

Vintage Tobacco/ Cigarette Ads of the 1930s (Page 10)

Comics UK is dedicated to those great institutions, the British Comic and Story Paper dating back from the the late Victorian era through Beano to and beyond. Magazines For Kids, Vintage Magazines, Vintage Books, Classic Comics, Classic Cartoons, Disney Magazine, Creepy Comics, Children's Comics, Classic Cartoon Characters


Comics UK is dedicated to those great institutions, the British Comic and Story Paper dating back from the the late Victorian era through Beano to 2000AD and beyond.

Vintage Ivory Snow Soap Box With Porn Legend Marilyn Chambers Vintage Ads, Vintage Advertisements, Retro Ads, Retro Advertising, Snow Soap, Behind The Green Door, Procter And Gamble, Ivory Soap, Vintage Laundry

History's Dumpster

History's Dumpster, kitsch, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, pop culture, fads, strange, nostalgia, vintage, retro

Marmite Definitely Does you good and you'll enjoy it too - Metal Advertising Wall Sign - Retro Art Vintage Advertising Posters, Advertising Signs, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Food, Vintage Stuff, Nostalgia, Yeast Extract

Metal Sign Marmite Does Good A5 8x6 Aluminium | eBay

High quality 0.7mm aluminium sign. Waterproof and weatherproof.