Thought for the day

"Fascism is the adoption by vested interests in a society of an authoritarian form of government in order to maintain their vested interests and prevent the reform of that society." -- Carroll Quigley

Victorian mourning jewelry was popular in the late 1800s and was used as a tribute or memento to remind the wearer about their love for the person they had lost.

Death was a regular occurrence in Victorian times, due to widespread diseases such as cholera and scarlet fever. For this reason, the loss of a loved one was not a shocking event, but a tragic part of everyday life.

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Advertising has always been an interesting way to explore how modern society has evolved. Basically, marketing campaigns are based on what people want and like. When you assess human history based on old advertisements, the past will start to look more strange than you might think.


These photos of quirky vintage food ads are mostly from the 1950s and 1960s and would probably be considered distasteful if published in this generation. In a way, advertisements also reflect changing food tastes, diet and dietary habits.