Category: collections

Vintage international postage stamp collection…

Vintage international postage stamp collection.

collectorsweekly:

collectorsweekly:

World’s Foremost Bedpan Collector Celebrates Objects Most People Pooh-Pooh

Letters of the Damned: Exorcising the Curse of…

Letters of the Damned: Exorcising the Curse of the Petrified Forest

Cache of Historic Newspapers Unveils the Myste…

Cache of Historic Newspapers Unveils the Mysteries of Old New Orleans

To help preserve this amazing archival collection check out the NOLA DNA kickstarter that launched this week!   📰  📰  📰  📰  📰  📰  📰  📰  📰

Stirred Not Shaken: How Do You End Up With 50,…

Stirred Not Shaken: How Do You End Up With 50,000 Swizzle Sticks?

Folk Art painting of children at the zoo by Cl…

Folk Art painting of children at the zoo by Clara Louise Bell, c. mid-20th century.

(Via eBay.)

Happy Pride month from Gay Bob—the first openl…

Happy Pride month from Gay Bob—the first openly gay and anatomically correct doll, 1977.

vintagelasvegas: Boring postcards, downtown La…

vintagelasvegas:

Boring postcards, downtown Las Vegas, 1940s

Garehime Music, 155 N 3rd St 
Sam’s Cafe, 320 Fremont St
Swiss Village, 116 N. 5th St 
Corey’s Cafe, 402 Fremont 

Thousands of articles of everyday women’s clot…

Thousands of articles of everyday women’s clothing are being preserved in lockers in a college basement. But where, exactly, does their value lie?

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of En…

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.

(Via the SFO Museum.)