Category:
Domestic

Queen of the House



Posted By: Paul - Fri Oct 27, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Domestic, Music, 1960s, Parody

Jack Punter’s House

Posted By: Paul - Thu Oct 26, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Architecture, Domestic, Eccentrics, 1950s

Follies of the Madmen #330



This wife has a problem bigger than an inconsiderate husband--he's a clinical alcoholic!

From THE ELKS MAGAZINE for November 1950.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 17, 2017 - Comments (6)
Category: Addictions, Alcohol, Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, Appliances, 1950s

House Wrapped in Cellophane



Apparently, Christo had a predecessor.

Source of image.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 28, 2017 - Comments (3)
Category: Architecture, Domestic, Publicity Stunts, 1930s

Safe, Sane and Single

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jun 07, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Domestic, Music, 1940s, Men, Women

Follies of the Madmen #316




I always take my sleep advice from Big Steel.

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jun 01, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, Dreams and Nightmares, 1950s

A Word to the Wives

Posted By: Paul - Sat May 06, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Domestic, Family, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950s

Mystery Illustration 44



What is this woman's domestic sin? Unable to make coffee? Wears curlers to bed? Bad breath?

Answer after the jump.




More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Tue May 02, 2017 - Comments (7)
Category: Annoying Things, Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, 1950s

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