Japan opened up to the world in the late 19th century and was set enthusiastic to products from the West. Ability to encourage the purchase of alcohol and cigarettes in such a direct way was something new for a conservative society. Japanese advertising posters from the Art Deco period, like their American and European representatives of […]
There was a time, not so long ago, at the end of 19th and beginning of 20th century, when drugs like heroin and opium were legal. Even more, you could buy them in pharmacy and apply to your children! Some facts about licit drugs: Heroin was produced by Bayer company (as a substitute of morphine!) till 1913, […]
At the end of 19th century bike was the most popular personal vehicle. Bicycle ads, just before cars, motorbikes and all the engines dominated the world, were more common than now. Here are some vintage bike posters, some of them made by famous artists like Alphonse Mucha and Henri Thiriet.