Parfum (perfume) advertisements that ran in the January, 1936 issue of Paris “Vogue”. Can’t get more elegant than that.

“Nuit de Longchamp” parfum, Lubin, 11 Rue Royale – Paris. January, 1938. View 9, page 1. French. Laure Albin Guillot, photographer. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f9.item
“Dykil”, “Shanghai”, and Miracle,” Parfums exquis de Lenthéric Paris. View 13, page 5. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f13.item
“French-Cancan de Caron,” parfum de l’exposition 1937.” View 16, Page 8. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f16.item#
“Colony” le nouveau parfum de Jean Patou Paris.” View 220, page 1. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f220.item
“Arpège”, “My Sin (mon péché)”, “Scandal”, “Rumeur,” and “Prétexte” Parfums de Lanvin. View 140, page 9. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f140.item#
“Arpège”, “My Sin (mon péché)”, “Scandal”, “Rumeur,” and “Prétexte” Parfums de Lanvin. Parfums de Printemps. Lanvin. View 137. page 19. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f371.item#

More of an older Australia, illustrations by George French Angas’ for “South Australia Illustrated” which was published in London in 1847 . Collections of the State Library of South Australia.

“Port Lincoln, looking across the Boston Bay towards Spencers Gulf, Stanford Hill and Thistle Island in the Distance.” Page 42. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18569
“Mount Cambier, and one of its volcanic lakes (after sunset). Page 50. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18577
“Waungerri Lake and the Marble Range westward of Port Lincoln.” Page 59. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18586
“Lower Falls of Glen Stuart, on the Moriatta Rivulet in the hills near Adelaide.” Page 65. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18592

A better daydream is only one evening dress away. More from the 1930 brochure for the French ocean liner”L’Atlantique.” Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, publisher. Collection of the Wolfsonian at Florida International University.

“Le Salon Ovale.” Page 19. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/19?search=Deco
“Le Grand Salon Carré des premières classes,” Page 20 .Page one of two. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/20?search=Deco
“Le Grand Salon Carré des premières classes,” Page 20 .Page two of two. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/21?search=Deco
“La Chapelle.” Page 22. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/22?search=Deco

Illustrations and textile designs. American. Stevan Dohanos, designer and illustrator. Living from 1907 to 1994, Dohanos is best known for his covers for the “Saturday Evening Post.”

“Four Seasons.” Textile design that was also used as a cover illustration for Famous Artists Magazine, Volume 6, Number 1, Autumn 1957. Design ca. 1950. American. Casein on board. © Estate of the artist. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/ADVERTISING-STEVAN-DOHANOS-Four-Seasons?saleno=2526&lotNo=5&refNo=766080
“Four H Fair.” Undated. American. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2002 – 2020 by Wayfair LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.wayfair.com/decor-pillows/pdx/marmont-hill-four-h-fair-by-stevan-dohanos-painting-print-on-wrapped-canvas-marm2869.html
“Catching Home Run Ball.” Done for the “Saturday Evening Post.” 1950. American. © Estate of the artist. Image  © 2020 Saturday Evening Post Society. Fair use license. via https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2014/10/stevan-dohanos/

Stylized up flowers and other pretty things from a little over a century ago. Cover art for “Mayflower” magazine from the 1890s. American.

Issue of December 18, 1897. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189712
August, 1893. Volume IX, Number VIII. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189308
February, 1893. Volume IX, Number II. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189302

Jugenstil artwork from “Jugend magazine: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben,” Band 1, Number 1-26 which was published in 1902 in Münich.

“Ich bin die Flamme . . …” Page 67. Fritz Hegenbart, Munich, artist. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. Image © Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0067/image
Page 184 (detail). Erich Kleinhempel, Dresden, artist. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. Image © Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0187/image
“An Paul Heyse.” Page 199 (detail). Walther Püttner, Munich, artist. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. Image © Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0202/image

“Apollo schlug die Cither, und Venus bezauberte alles, indem sie dazu einen Tanz aufführte” aus Max Klinger “Amor und Psyche.” Page 201. Theodore Stroefer’s Kunstgering, Nürnberg, artist. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. Image © Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0204/image
H. Meyer-Cassel, Starnberg, artist. Page 237. Collections of the Heidelberg University Library. Image © Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/jugend1900_1/0243/image

Magazine advertisements from the United States Brewers Foundation 1940s “Home Life in America” campaign which aimed to promote beer drinking at home. Various illustrators.

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“First Fine Day of Spring,” Number 81 in the series “Home Life in America.” 1953. American. Vintage magazine advertisement. John Gannam, illustrator (1907-1965). Public domain. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2013/08/03/john-gannam-1907-1965-2/

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“Thanksgiving dinner.” #101. 1954. American. Vintage magazine advertisement. John Gannam, illustrator (1907-1965). Public domain. via http://milkypinkyway.blogspot.com/2013/07/home-life-in-america-in-40s-old.html

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Vintage illustration done before 1955. American. Alexander Carter, illustrator (1891-1955). Public domain. via http://westread.blogspot.com/2013/05/illustrations-from-past-decades-part-12.html

Art Déco with a Brazilian spin. 1920s cover art from J Carlos (José Carlos) “Para Todos” magazine.

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Issue of December, 1927. In the public domain due to age. via http://artcontrarian.blogspot.com/2017/04/j-carlos-jazz-age-brazilian-illustrator.html

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Issue of February, 1927. In the public domain. via https://flashbak.com/para-todos-covers-brazils-gorgeous-1920s-art-deco-style-magazine-372408/

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1926. In the public domain due to age. via https://flashbak.com/para-todos-covers-brazils-gorgeous-1920s-art-deco-style-magazine-372408/

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January, 1927. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/184225440987774879/

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Issue of February, 1927. In the public domain. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/184225440988484691/

All you need do is buy your ticket and pack your bags. Advertising ephemera for the golden age of zeppelins. All of these from the collections of the Wolfsonian—Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida.

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Front cover of the book “Autour du Monde en Zeppelin.” ca. 1929. Léo Gerville-Réache, graphic designer. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF057943/00001?search=airship

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“Hindenburg (Das luftschiff des deutschen volkes). Cover art. ca. 1936. Werner von Langsdorff graphic designer for Zeppelin-Metallwerke. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF049818/00001?search=airship

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“Mit Luftschiff Hindenburg über den Atlantik” (das Buch vom Sieg eines deutschen Gedankens). 1936. Rolf Brandt, graphic designer (born in 1886). Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF049433/00001?search=airship

Artwork done for various magazines and their advertisers. J. C. Leyendecker, illustrator. Living from 1874 to 1951, he did work for the Saturday Evening Post. Norman Rockwell was a pallbearer at his funeral.

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Advertisement for Kellogg’s Cornflakes. ca. 1912. Image © 2018 Haggin Museum. Fair use license. via https://hagginmuseum.org/collections/leyendecker-j-c/kelloggs-kid/

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Advertisement for Kuppenheimer & Company’s suits. No date. Image © 2018 Haggin Museum. Fair use license. via https://hagginmuseum.org/collections/leyendecker-j-c/kuppenheimer-suits-advertisement/

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“Labor Day on the Beach.” Artwork for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post for September 3, 1932. 1932. In the public domain due to age. via https://jcleyendecker.tumblr.com/