Tag Archives: Portuguese

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!):

ABC Magazine: Revista Portugueza

Images from some 1920s issues of ABC Magazine discovered over at the fabulous Dias que Voam blog:

An adorably illustrated ad from one of the issues: