~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846

~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846

~ Fatima Cigarettes, 1914

~ Fatima Cigarettes, 1914

(Source: retro-advertising)

1897: Bicycling Etiquette

crumblingpages:

"Don’t fall into the very ugly fashion of standing with one foot on the pedal when dismounted; many girls do it unconsciously, and it is extremely unbecoming."

~From The Houston Daily Post (Houston, Tex.), Tuesday, August 17, 1897

~ The Whittier Register, December 4, 1910via Whittier Public Library Digital Archives

~ The Whittier Register, December 4, 1910
via Whittier Public Library Digital Archives

dandyads:

Lysol, 1916

dandyads:

Lysol, 1916

~ English Electric Company, July 1954via Grace’s Guide"You may see the name English Electric, too, on your refrigerator, your cooker, your washing machine, your television set…but that’s another story."

~ English Electric Company, July 1954
via Grace’s Guide

"You may see the name English Electric, too, on your refrigerator, your cooker, your washing machine, your television set…but that’s another story."

~ Road Rights of Motorists: Containing the Rules of the Road and the Automobile Laws of all States; Twyman O. Abbott, 1910
via Northwestern University Library

~ Road Rights of Motorists: Containing the Rules of the Road and the Automobile Laws of all States; Twyman O. Abbott, 1910
via Northwestern University Library

~ "Anti-Establishment" shirts by h.i.s., 1969 (via classic_film)"We have a peaceful way to fight conformity."

~ "Anti-Establishment" shirts by h.i.s., 1969 (via classic_film)

"We have a peaceful way to fight conformity."

~ Eaton’s Fall and Winter, 1948-49 catalogue
via Library and Archives Canada

~ Eaton’s Fall and Winter, 1948-49 catalogue
via Library and Archives Canada

~ Etiquette for Gentlemen; or, Short Rules and Reflections for Conduct in Society, by A Gentleman, 1847

~ Etiquette for Gentlemen; or, Short Rules and Reflections for Conduct in Society, by A Gentleman, 1847

~ Woods Motor Vehicle Company, 1906via University of Washington Digital Collections

~ Woods Motor Vehicle Company, 1906
via University of Washington Digital Collections

~ Evening Bulletin, January 17, 1912

~ Evening Bulletin, January 17, 1912

1950sunlimited:

The Beauty Clinic

Good Housekeeping 1948

File Photo

~ How Girls Can Help Their Country, W. J. Hoxie, 1913
~ Modern Etiquette in Public and Private, 1893via Internet Archive

~ Modern Etiquette in Public and Private, 1893
via Internet Archive