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  • Just in: 1936 poster for the V-8 model of the Matford automobile. 
    by Joern Weigelt on August 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Just in: this beautiful (and quite rare) 1936 art deco poster for the V-8 model of the Matford automobile.  The French Matford car was a short-lived co-production between American automobile giant Ford and the Alsatian car company Mathis from 1934 through 1940: Ford wanted an entry into the European market – Mathis needed the cash. … Continue reading Just in: 1936 poster for the V-8 model of the Matford automobile.&nbs […]

  • Today in History: First America’s Cup held in 1851
    by Joern Weigelt on August 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: First America’s Cup held in 1851 The America’s Cup is awarded to the winner of a race between sailing yachts. Thought to be the oldest international sporting trophy to be still awarded today, the cup’s name was changed from Hundred Guinea Cup to America’s Cup after the name of the yacht that … Continue reading Today in History: First America’s Cup held in 1851 […]

  • History: Mona Lisa stolen in 1911
    by Joern Weigelt on August 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    History: Mona Lisa stolen in 1911 On this day in 1911, the famed Leonardo da Vinci painting was stolen by a Louvre employee. It was recovered 2 years later in December 1913 in Italy. #MonaLisa #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome … Continue reading History: Mona Lisa stolen in 1911 […]

  • Today in History: Hawaii joined the United States in 1959
    by Joern Weigelt on August 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Hawaii joined the United States in 1959 60 years ago today, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States of America For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com #Hawaii #Surfing #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today is National Radio Day
    by Joern Weigelt on August 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Radio Day Each year on August 20th, National Radio Day recognizes the invention of the radio. Wireless communication started developing during the 19th century. Commercial broadcasts began in the 1920s and the radio quickly became an important mass medium for news and entertainment. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com. #Radio … Continue reading Today is National Radio Day […]

  • Today in History: Patent for the Zipper in 1893
    by Joern Weigelt on August 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Patent for the Zipper in 1893 Whitcomb Judson patented and introduced the first modern “zipper” at the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. He had improved upon an earlier idea dating back to 1851 and began to market what he called a “Clasp Locker” (a fastener for shoes). Supposedly, Judson made created his … Continue reading Today in History: Patent for the Zipper in 1893 […]

  • Today is World Photography Day
    by Joern Weigelt on August 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today is World Photography Day The Daguerreotype and its photographic process developed by Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Daguerre originated in France in 1837. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at mail@posterconnection.com #Photography #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn … Continue reading Today is World Photography Day […]

  • Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947
    by Joern Weigelt on August 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947 72 years ago today, the first Hannover (Trade) Fair opened in an undamaged factory building in the south of Hannover. British military authorities organized the fair to support post-war Germany’s economic success. Some 1,300 exhibitors showed a cross-section of German export production, including dental prostheses, … Continue reading Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947 […]

  • Today in History: Madonna born in 1958
    by Joern Weigelt on August 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Madonna born in 1958 Happy Birthday, Madonna. The “Queen of Pop” is turning 61 today. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Madonna #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #fun #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today in History: Donald Brun passed away in 1999
    by Joern Weigelt on August 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: Donald Brun passed away in 1999 The Swiss designer was born in Basel in 1909. He celebrated his first successes as a poster artist when he won a Basel poster competition for “baths” in 1928. Between the 1930s and 1970s, Brun created hundreds of poster designs, mainly for consumer goods. Among his … Continue reading Today in History: Donald Brun passed away in 1999 […]