Catalina Landseaire Boat Yachts

Catalina Landseaire Boat Yachts

This image caught our eye the other day. The airplane turned out to be a Catalina ‘Landseaire’ Boat Yacht from the 1950s. When you click the link you’ll find out that airplanes were used and promoted in a very different way than today. Make sure to clickety click! (vintagewings.ca)Catalina Landseaire Boat YachtsOne of the finest selling features of the Convair PBY Landseaire was no doubt the observation blisters. Not since the airship Hindenburg did passengers enjoy such a remarkable view of the world around them. Photo: Loomis Dean, LIFE Magazine

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Veronica Lake Seen From Above

Veronica Lake Seen From Above

Have you ever seen the queen of blonde manes from above? No?
This image by Bob Landry was also new to us.
Victoria Lake used to be very populair for her hair but this picture is next level hair adoration……Veronica Lake Seen From Above“View looking down on the glorious, wavy honey-blond hair of actress Veronica Lake as she shows that it is parted on the left side, at home. (Photo by Bob Landry/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)” (Image via GettyImages)

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A Bachelor Girl in 1950

A Bachelor Girl in 1950A Bachelor Girl in 1950

LIFE featured a bachelor girl in 1950, 21-year-old Peggy Cross, was followed by photographer Nina Leen during her pre-marriage days.
“Bride’s four showers. With this practical haul Peggy Cross is set to keep house.” see/read more time.com (Photocredits; Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

See how Jeong Mee Yoon photographed Japanese children with their stuff in the same manner as above

Rodeo Fashion At Flying L Ranch

Rodeo Fashion At Flying L Ranch

A Fashion shoot photographed by Cornell Capa in 1947 (via LIFE) At the Flying L Ranch which can still be visited, in Texas. Continue reading

Stewardess Nancy Jacquier

Stewardess Nancy Jacquier examining what appears to be cigarettes. Maybe those white sticks are something completely different, we don’t know. But since we are smokers we say that they are smokes and that these pictures were taken in the 1960s. What do you think? Maybe that camera dangling from her arm is hint towards the package being photo camera accessories? Photo’s by Ralph Crane, Sacramento, California. © Time Inc.