"This object is above eye level"—children below. Via bartleby-company
Today’s a great day to read a book. On an elephant.
Happy Day, all you Mothers!! 9 Hollywood greats in motherhood mode. Natalie Wood, Julie Andrews, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, Vivien Leigh, Grace Kelly, Gene Tierney & Marlene Dietrich. via hollywoodlady
I like to think the giant stuffed dog is full of small stuffed dogs via devilduck:
“R. & R. TOY MFG. CO. INC., Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania. One of the largest stuffed toy manufacturers in the United States, R. & R. has been in business continuously for a quarter of a century. Our selection of over 400 different popular priced items is the most varied in the industry.”
I’ve been blogging a ton of cool stuff over on my new sugarchurch tumblr blog. Sugarchurch is my character in Left-Handed Darling and the blog features stuff that is reminiscent of the show. Freaks, circuses, vaudeville, and stuff from the late 19th Century to the 30’s. Please check it out, if that sounds good.
Here’s an old ad that… I don’t know what to say. Is it freak-envy going on here?
Corset ad for children 1891
“Sensible mothers… Beautiful children”. A vintage ad for child corsets. Who’s the freak now?