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Harvard University Collections

Harvard University Collections

This portal site highlights Harvard's many web accessible collections, featuring everything from photographs to musical scores and maps and globes. Sample exhibit topics include: daguerreotypes, China,... Read More or Visit Site

The Scrap Album

The Scrap Album

Malcolm Warrington’s The Scrap Album is a handsomely organized site, as you’d expect from an articulate champion of Victorian Era scrapbooking. Browse pages devoted to such arcane pieces of ephemera as the... Read More or Visit Site

Bob Vermillion - Folk Art Tackle

Bob Vermillion - Folk Art Tackle

Bob Vermillion started collecting lures at age 16. Accordingly, his handsome site is dedicated to his love of folk-art fishing lures made by likes of Ray Clippinger, John Gesaman, Ray Mehnert, and other... Read More or Visit Site

The Beachhead

The Beachhead

Mark Wright’s G.I. Joe site, The Beachhead, has everything a fan of the original action figure could want. Click on Platoon Photos and you’ll see images of vintage Joes. Head over to the Maintenance Depot... Read More or Visit Site

The Art of Penguin Science Fiction

The Art of Penguin Science Fiction

James Pardey's ode to Penguin science fiction book covers may take a while to load, but the wait is worth it. He's put together a definitive collection of the publishing house’s sci-fi covers, from it's... Read More or Visit Site

Bock Beer Labels

Bock Beer Labels

A quick tour of pre-Prohibition bock beer label designs with nice, high resolution scans. Do the whole slide show or use the alphabetical brewery index for faster access to specific labels. Also includes a... Read More or Visit Site

Ars Machina

Ars Machina

Tom Grill's site dedicated to the 'art of the machine' - specifically vintage scientific instruments he claims exhibit a 'high degree of aesthetic' in their design. Focus areas include antique microscopes,... Read More or Visit Site

1957Ford.com

1957Ford.com

The new model year Fords are in, and its 1957! Looking at a Fairlane, Tudor Sedan, Ranchero or Country Squire Wagon? Feel that excitement all over again as you browse through the model gallery, check out the... Read More or Visit Site

The Martin Howard Collection

The Martin Howard Collection

Martin Howard's crisp, visually stunning collection of early vintage typewriters and related accessories like ribbon tins. Each machine gets its own page, with historical information, photos and related... Read More or Visit Site

Cameras and Co

Cameras and Co

An impressive collection of antique and vintage cameras, this site features high-resolution images of over 120 cameras used from 1892 to 1999. The gallery includes images of cameras by manufacturers such as... Read More or Visit Site

LACMA Luxury Textiles

LACMA Luxury Textiles

Textile collectors shouldn't miss this microsite from the LA County Museum of Art, a great reference on European and Asian threads. Browsable by function (ceremony and celebration, dress and identity, opulent... Read More or Visit Site

Cereal Box Archive

Cereal Box Archive

Hungry? Dan Goodsell's archive of hundreds of cereal box images from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s will take you right back to the primordial dawn of sugar cereal. Browsable by manufacturer and brand, includes all... Read More or Visit Site