Graphic Relics

T-shirts now for sale on OldCuts.co

Posted by Don Manley on

  We've been busy creating T-shirt designs with graphics from our clip collection. We now offer 38 unique T-shirts for sale on our site. We've partnered with a US based company in California to fulfill our orders. We researched many fulfillment companies and found them to provide the best balance of overall quality, price and fulfillment services. T-shirts are printed with a Direct to Garment (DTG) method of printing. The process generates photo quality prints. Ink is absorbed into the garment and looks sharp even after many washes. This method of printing tends to work best on lighter colored shirts....

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History of Clip Art via Wikipedia

Posted by Don Manley on

The term "clipart" originated through the practice of physically cutting images from pre-existing printed works for use in other publishing projects. Before the advent of computers in desktop publishing, clip art was used through a process called paste up. Many clip art images in this era qualified as line art. In this process, the clip art images are cut out by hand, then attached via adhesives to a board representing a scale size of the finished, printed work. After the addition of text and art created through phototypesetting, the finished, camera-ready pages are called mechanicals. Since the 1990s, nearly all...

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We've changed our name and mission

Posted by Don Manley on

We've changed the name of our eCommerce site, formally OldBrochures.com to OldCuts.co The site will now feature vintage and eventually more contemporary eps vector clip art. Our inventory still includes all of the vintage ephemera previously available on the site. In the future we hope to include T-shirts and additional products featuring our clipart and ephemera products. You can still reach our site with the OldBrochures.com URL. The clipart on our site is re-created from ephemera in my own collection, colleagues collections and web images. I've attempted to identify images that are either in the public domain or include a...

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1911 James Street School Class Photo, East Providence, RI

Posted by Don Manley on

A March 15th, 1911 Class Photo from the Upper Room Classes of the James Street School in East Providence, RI. The photo, with the mat it's mounted on measure 11 x 14 inches. The photo alone measures 6 x 8.25 inches. As best as I can make out the names on the back of the photo, I've listed them below. Harold Winchester  •  Frank Guvey  •  Paris Bump   •  Ernest DeEtte  •   Walter McDowell  •  Stewart Golden  •  Arthur Connette  •  William Gibson   •  Courtland Kent   •  Arthur Birgil  •   Elmer DuHammel  •  Stephen Greene...

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The Art of Harry Anderson

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The artist, Harry Anderson (1906 - 1996) was a prolific American Illustrator and was inducted into the Society of Illustrators "Hall of Fame" in 1994. Anderson was a devout Seventh-day Adventist and is best known for the Christian themed illustrations he painted for the Adventist Church. He was also a popular American illustrator and his work appeared in magazines, calendars and books. Anderson attended the University of Illinois with intentions of becoming a mathematician. However, while attending school he discovered a talent for drawing and painting. In 1927 Anderson moved to Syracuse, NY and attended the Syracuse School of Art....

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