Anatomically Correct Chairs These chairs combine Victorian furniture design with human skeletons, designed by Sam Edkins, called "Anatomically Correct" seats. For price, they are not cheap, each chair costs
This rain-drenched puffin carrying a mouthful of fish appeared right when photographer Sunil Gopalan was thinking about eating his own breakfast.
Aston Martin’s early history was a troubled and precarious one. After the co-founders Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford took the company into receivership it was resurrected as Aston Martin Motors Ltd by A C (Bert) Bertelli in 1926 and the company’s fortunes began to look up with the introduction of the Aston Martin International, Le Mans and the Ulster.
This Bentley poster celebrates the mighty Bentley Speed sixes of the late 1920’s when the ‘Bentley Boys’ dominated endurance motor sport. In the Le Mans 24 hour race in 1930 they took first and second place, the winning car being driven by millionaire Captain Woolf Barnato with co-driver, the ‘born adventurer’ Glen Kidston, but sadly this was to be the company’s last year of racing. Financial problems prevented Bentley from competing in 1931 and after Rolls Royce purchased the remains of the…
This Alfa Romeo poster celebrates the fourth Mille Miglia event of 1930 won by the great Tazio Nuvolari driving an Alfa Romeo 1750. The race was run over a figure of eight course covering a thousand miles from Brescia via Rome and back again to finish in Brescia. In the 1930 race Nuvolari cheekily surprised his great rival Achille Varzi by overtaking at night with his headlamps switched off.
vintage "Delahaye" Monaco poster. This Art Deco Monaco poster features the 1936 Delahaye 135S, designed and built by Jean Francois to bring the ailing Delahaye company into Motorsport for the first time. The poster was designed & illustrated by Bill Philpot for the Johnnie Walker "Gentleman's Wager" commercial starring Jude Law.
Numerals by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff), Russian-born French artist. – His famed "Alphabet Suite" is at the Centre Pompidou Museum in Paris, and depicts each letter of the alphabet in true Erté style. These artworks, which Erté began in 1927