Daydream your way back into a decadent something. More Illustrations 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.

“Café des 1st Classes.” Page 16. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/16x?search=Deco
“Cabine de 1st class.” Page 17. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/17x?search=Deco
“Le magasin de nouveautés.” Page 18. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/18x?search=Deco

Promotional posters for events connected with the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin. Various German graphic designers. There were many very talented graphics people in Germany at that time.

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Promotional poster for a celebration in Munich that celebrated 500 years of horse racing that was held on July 26, 1936. 1936. German.Ludwig Lutz Ehrenberger, graphic designer (1878-1950). Image © Swann Auction Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/LUDWIG-LUTZ-EHRENBERGER–1878-1950–M-NCHEN–OLYMPIA—SOMME?saleno=2545&lotNo=138&refNo=770312

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Promotional poster for the 1936 Berlin Olympics depicting an athlete and the Brandenburg gate printed in the Spanish language. This poster was printed in English, too. Image © 2020 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/listing/715124419/germany-1936-olympics-games-brandenburg?epik=dj0yJnU9cTVNVDB3eTdjUjVsMVZvdi10Mm9JR1ZJU1pCNmFwTUcmcD0wJm49SWE4cjhNalZxZTAzWlRoM3ZjZzN2dyZ0PUFBQUFBRjg1VjdF

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1936 Olympic games poster done for Lufthansa Airlines. 1936. German. Ludwig Hohlwein, graphic designer (1874-1949). Kunstanstalt A.G. of Munich, chromolithographers. Image © 2020 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://historical.ha.com/itm/transportation/aviation/-deutsche-lufthansa-1936-olympics-airline-advertising-poster/a/6032-47104.s

More Illustrations from the 1930 brochure for the French ocean line”L’Atlantique.” Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, publisher. Collection of the Wolfsonian at Florida International University.

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“Cabine 1ère classe.” Page 12. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/12?search=Deco

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“Bureau de Renseignements.” Page 14. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/14x?search=Deco

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“Salon de Coiffure.” Page 13. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/13?search=Deco

Trolley cards sponsored by Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum. American. ca. 1951. Otis Shepard, graphic designer (1894-1969). Did posters too.

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“Treat your Taste to an Exciting Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD–1894-1969–WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–TREAT-YOUR-TA?saleno=2538&lotNo=145&refNo=770893

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“Give your Taste a Treat.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–GIVE-YOUR-TAS?saleno=2538&lotNo=147&refNo=770892

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“Treat your Taste to an Exciting Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–TREAT-YOUR-TA?saleno=2538&lotNo=148&refNo=770891

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“Different! Delicious.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–DIFFERENT-DEL?saleno=2538&lotNo=149&refNo=770890

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“Enjoy an Exciting Taste Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–ENJOY-AN-EXCI?saleno=2538&lotNo=150&refNo=770895

Posters promoting various forms of transportation, whether by rail, truck or bridge. American. Leslie Ragan, graphic designer (1897-1972).

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“New York Central System.” Probable calendar back that was likely commissioned by the New York Central Line. ca. 1930. Oil on canvas. Signed “Leslie Ragan” in the lower left image. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/LESLIE-RAGAN-New-York-Central-System—RAILROADS–TRAINS-?saleno=2541&lotNo=95&refNo=772170

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Truck artwork used for an illustration. No exact date. Image © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://illustrationart.blogspot.com/2005/12/leslie-ragan-clouds-and-steam.html

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Traffic at the Golden Gate Bridge. 1940s. Image © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://decoarchitecture.tumblr.com/post/37705882782/vintage-illustration-by-leslie-ragan-showing

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/

Ephemera from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle, Washington in 1909. American. From the collections of the University of Washington Libraries.

Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition,  1909.
Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. American. Negative number UW24311. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via

"Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, to be held in Seattle, the Gateway to Alaska."
“Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, to be held in Seattle, the Gateway to Alaska.” Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. Negative number UW24316z. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/18/rec/5

Advertisement with Statue of Liberty for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909.
Advertisement with Statue of Liberty for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. American. Negative number UW18947. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/244/rec/11

Official emblem.
Official emblem, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition official emblem, Seattle, Washington. 1908 photograph. Negative number Nowell x90. Frank H. Nowell, photographer. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/410/rec/15

Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, using a portrait of Chief Seattle, ca. 1909.
Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, using a portrait of Chief Seattle, ca. 1909. American. Negative number UW28096, UW24315z. . Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via

Linoleum advertising from back when linoleum was fun and exciting.

Sun Porch. 1927.
Sun Porch. 1927. Armstrong advertisement. In the public domain. via https://www.vintag.es/2019/07/1920s-armstrong-interior-designs.html

"Can you see why sales are increasing in this store?" 1948.
“Can you see why sales are increasing in this store?” 1948. Advertisement for Armstrong asphalt tile (detail). Image 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/1948-Vintage-Print-Ad-40s-ARMSTRONG-ASPHALT-TILE-Illustration-Mid-Century-/183040859343

"If your fingers just itch to plan rooms that are different."
“If your fingers just itch to plan rooms that are different” (detail). Vintage advertisement for Armstrong linoleum floors. Public domain. via https://sosyalforum.org/home-retro-advertisements

"Gay as a June Day." Vintage.
“Gay as a June Day” (detail). Vintage. Advertisement for Armstrong Linoleum Floors from the Ladies Home Journal. Public domain. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/ARMSTRONGS-LINOLEUM-FLOOR-decor-decoration-furniture-208-1935-Vintage-Print-Ad-/183678241742

Fans from advertising campaigns for Moët & Chandon. Mostly old. All gorgeous. Various collections.

Fan made  in 1994 in England for the 250th anniversary of Moet et Chandon utilizing artwork by Alphonse Mucha. Late 20th c.
Fan made in 1994 in England for the 250th anniversary of Moët et Chandon utilizing artwork by Alphonse Mucha. Late 20th c. Bartle Bogle Hegarty, publicity agency. Image © Musée Les Arts Décoratifs. Photo ©Photo Musée Les Arts Décoratifs/Jean Tholance. Fair use license. via http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/moet-chandon-1

Moët & Chandon publicity fan. 1920's. Art Deco.
Moët & Chandon publicity fan illustrated with an animated scene in a restaurant cabaret. 1920’s. Art Deco in style. Image © http://www.lecurieux.com. Fair use license. via http://lecurieux.com/eventails-anciens-antique-hand-fan/eventails-publicitaire-et-evenements/eventail-publicitaire-champagne-moet-chandon/

Publicity fan for Moët & Chandon. Contemporary.
Publicity fan for Moët & Chandon. Contemporary. Balloon shaped fan, printed with a wooden frame. Image © Fan d’éventails – Laetitia GEORGES. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/1687-champagne-moet-chandon-eventail-publicitaire.html

Poster in the motif of a fan. 1900.
Moët & Chandon poster in the motif of a fan. 1900. Color lithograph. Georges Jules Victor Clairin, illustrator. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/en/colleccio/moet-chandon-leventail/georges-jules-victor-clairin/000559-c