Tag Archives: names

Let’s go on an excursion!

Loving these vintage Portuguese transportation ads — particularly the awesome lettering, which I found over at Dias que Voam, which you should visit PRONTO.

The majuscule letters (do we say that in English? for capital letters?) at the bottom of the first ad above kind of remind me of the style of lettering I used for lettering the names on my last round of family tree orders (finally shipped!):

Is your dance card full?

Beautiful vintage dance cards:

Casino Gesellschaft, Neujahr's Ball, 1886-1887

Programme

Casino Sylvester Ball, 1887-1888

{Images above from DRTLibrary}

1893

1893b

1920b{Three images above from MixedPickles}

hopb

hop2

hop1

hop3{Four images above from LSU)