Cherry Blossom (Sakura) and Swastika Patterned Dress, ca. 1883
In Japanese tradition, the sakura is the symbol for the fleeting nature of life and beauty, as well as morality. The swastika represented luck and auspiciousness.
This weekend in Montevideo, Uruguay, had the premiere of Viva La Esvastica an informationstand wich travels to tattooconventions in South America.
My friend Chiquita gives out free info flyers and explains by mouth, all the merchandising she sells converts in new flyers and stencils.
Armenian soldier from Letchashen, 15-14th centuries BC. Reconstructed by Prof. A. D. Tchagharian, National Museum of Armenian Ethnography and History of Liberal Struggle, the memorial complex of Sardarapat, Armavir, Armenia
The Squander Bug was a World War II propaganda character created by the British National Savings Committee to discourage wasteful spending. Originally designed by freelance illustrator Phillip Boydell for press adverts, the character was widely used by other wartime artists in poster campaigns and political cartoons