Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Favorite Site Tuesdays: Sheaff Ephemera

Fans of Victorian and Edwardian era printing will love Sheaff Ephemera as much as I do. I recently discovered this huge repository of images and am busily wading through the calling cards, ads, photo backs and such and marvelling at the typesets, designs, and techniques. They were bold, colorful, busy, and beautiful back then, and while I like the clean lines of modern advertising there is something to be said for the artistic way the Victorians sold their services.

Stop by Sheaff and click on the top-nav tabs to see a lot more examples. An elegant time-waster, if I do say so myself;)

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