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All posts from Rob Baker

3rd August '17 1 1999

Twenty Brilliant John Hinde Postcards of the Barry Island Butlins

"Our True Intent is All for Your Delight"

1st August '17 2 1829

Splendid 20th Century Pictures of British Woolworths

The American store that became a British Institution

28th July '17 2 2929

'Ethereal, Cool and Detached' - Pictures of Monica Vitti

Dirk Bogarde on Monica Vitti: “I’ve fallen deeply in love with every woman I’ve ever worked with except Monica Vitti. She was a beast.”

24th July '17 1 938

Jessie Knight - Britain's Greatest Female Tattooist

"I’ve certainly covered a lot of ground In the old skin diggin’ game."

23rd July '17 0 1389

Before the “Antifascistischer Schutzwall” - Extraordinary Photos of Berlin in 1959/1960

Allan Hailstone took these photographs of Berlin in 1959 and 1960 at a time when Nikita Khrushchev said that the city “stuck like a bone in the Soviet throat”.

18th July '17 1 2516

Wonderful Kodachrome Photographs of London in the 1950s

These Kodachrome photographs manage to extract colour from a grey London.

5th July '17 0 1045

Another Time, Another Place - Photos of Battersea in the 1950s

'Some hope; and some despair all over Battersea'

22nd June '17 4 984

"Each Mouthful is a Caress" - Wall's Ice Cream Ads from the 1950s

"All Meals are Gay with Wall's Ice Cream!"

18th June '17 2 4219

'Groovy' Pictures of London in 1966

14th June '17 1 3210

Anita Pallenberg - The Greatest Rock Muse Of Them All

1944 - 2017