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  • History: First Laurel & Hardy movie released in 1927
    by Joern Weigelt on December 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    History: First Laurel & Hardy movie released in 1927 Putting Pants on Philip, a short silent film starring the comedy duo marked the beginning of a long partnership. #LaurelHardy #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Poster Auction in 3 days
    by Joern Weigelt on December 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Poster Auction in 3 days. Register and bid live or by absentee ballot on or sale this coming Saturday. https://bit.ly/2UHCHh3  For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign […]

  • Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988
    by Joern Weigelt on December 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988 World AIDS Day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations, and individuals around the world observe the day annually … Continue reading Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988 […]

  • Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872
    by Joern Weigelt on November 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872 148 years ago today, the world’s first official international soccer match took place. The match between England and Scotland was held at West of Scotland Cricket Club in Partick, Scotland. The game ended with a 0-0 draw. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Soccer #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage … Continue reading Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872 […]

  • Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886
    by Joern Weigelt on November 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886 On this day in 1886, Mihaly Biro, arguably the most important internationally known Hungarian poster designer, was born. Biro is widely considered to be the founder of the illustrated political poster and his creations between the wars spread far beyond the borders of his home country. #MihalyBiro … Continue reading Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886 […]

  • Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899
    by Joern Weigelt on November 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899 On this day in 1899, the popular football (soccer) club FC Barcelona was founded by footballer Hans Gamper. Informally known as Barça, the club is thought to be one of the top 5 richest football clubs in the world. The club has won 4 European Cups and … Continue reading Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899 […]

  • Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948
    by Joern Weigelt on November 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948 On this day in 1948, the first consumer-friendly, commercial instant camera was introduced to the American market. Polaroid’s model 95 Land Camera was developed by Edwin Land. The American scientist got his idea while vacationing in Mexico in 1944 when he introduced his daughter Jennifer to … Continue reading Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948 […]

  • History: Jimi Hendrix born in 1942
    by Joern Weigelt on November 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    History: Jimi Hendrix born in 1942 James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, but rose to fame in Britain with his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he was arguably one of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s and perhaps in the history of rock … Continue reading History: Jimi Hendrix born in 1942 […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving !
    by Joern Weigelt on November 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving ! For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Thanksgiving #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #poster #posters #graphics #fun #art #cool #design #graphicdesign #originalposter #posterconnection #artoftheday #graphic #picofhteday #paper #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA […]

  • Today in History: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec born in 1864
    by Joern Weigelt on November 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec born in 1864 The French poster artist and painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born 156 years ago today. Although he created only 32 posters, Lautrec was one of the greatest forces in the development of the modern poster. Drawn to the Bohemian district in Paris known as Montmarte for … Continue reading Today in History: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec born in 1864 […]