Category Archives: paper ephemera

Gorgeous c.1911 paintings of “The Women of the Bible”

These intriguing and colorful paintings of women come from an old edition of The Women of the Bible: A Portrait Gallery by Margaret E. Sangster (The Christian Herald, 1911). I can’t help but be drawn to each woman’s eyes – the … Continue reading

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More Pictorial Maps by Jacques Liozu

Here are some more pictorial maps by French illustrator Jacques Liozu. I’ve blogged before about Liozu and posted some of his pictorial maps of American states, but here we have some maps he drew from a totally different region of the world: … Continue reading

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Chinese Papercuts

A lot of cultures have some form of paper cutting as an art form. Mexico has papel picado, Japan has kirie, and India has sanjhi. But only one form so far has made it on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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Vintage Luggage Labels, Printable Digital Downloads

I love everything about vintage luggage labels; the colors, the graphic design, the romantic images of mountains, hotels, and bellboy caps. It is the era they evoke as well. What fun it must have been to take the Orient Express, … Continue reading

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