Author: Collectors Weekly

The Barolo Chapel: A deconsecrated church reim…

The Barolo Chapel: A deconsecrated church reimagined by Sol Lewitt and  David Tremlett, originally constructed in 1914 and updated in 1999.

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Hair Ornament, Qing Dynasty, China, circa 1800s. (Via David Owsley Museum of Art)

Happy 50th Birthday to Disneyland’s Haunted Ma…

Happy 50th Birthday to Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion! 🎂 👻 

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From Retail Palace to Zombie Mall: How Efficiency Killed the Department Store

Concrete Fantasy: When Southern California&rsq…

Concrete Fantasy: When Southern California’s Freeways Were New (And Empty)

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Heinz 57 Varieties 2-page Advertisement, 1933.

Southern California’s high-school fashions, ph…

Southern California’s high-school fashions, photographed in 1969.

Vintage toy cars, from top: Mercury #56 Merced…

Vintage toy cars, from top: Mercury #56 Mercedes Formula 1, circa 1956, die cast (Italy), Chime Land Speed Racer, circa 1935, tin wind-up (Canada), and Technofix Rallye 66, circa 1966, tin wind-up (Germany).

Vintage music posters designed by Globe Poster…

Vintage music posters designed by Globe Poster Company, Baltimore, MD.

When roller skating ruled the Bay Area, photog…

When roller skating ruled the Bay Area, photographs c. 1970s – ‘80s.