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#FlashbackFriday | #Nipper | "His Masters Voice" | #Brands That Stand the Test of Time

Duncan Gillis

#FlashbackFriday | #Nipper | "His Masters Voice" | #Brands That Stand the Test of Time

❤️"His Masters Voice" - Nipper ❤️The RCA Mascot Nipper the alert terrier with an ear cocked to listen to the phonograph was immortalized in a painting  by Francis Barraud that later became the RCA Victor trademark. The image of the adorable little puppy sitting with a cocked head next to a gramophone is etched into our collective minds. Nipper (1884–1895) was a dog from Bristol, England, who served as the model for a painting by Francis Barraud titled "His Master's Voice". Nipper was a mixed-breed dog and probably part Jack Russell Terrier, or "part Bull Terrier". He was named Nipper because he would "nip" the backs of visitors' legs. Nipper’s  story stretches back to #Bristol where...

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🧜‍♀️ #Maritime #Artist #Spotlight: Helen Felicity Redgrave - "Grey General Electric Radio" 🧜‍♀️

Duncan Gillis Artist Artist spotlight Canadian Maritime maritime vintage Nova Scotia Radio Vintage

🧜‍♀️  #Maritime #Artist #Spotlight:  Helen Felicity Redgrave - "Grey General Electric Radio"  🧜‍♀️

🧜‍♀️#Maritime #Artist #Spotlight🧜‍♀️ Helen Felicity Redgrave (1920-2017)  “Grey General Electric Radio"  Helen was born in #Sussex England, but came to Canada during WWII. Helen was a teacher at St. Xavier University in Nova Scotia.  She was a founding member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia and the NS Printmakers Association. She was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts in 2008. Her work has been shown across Canada and is held in many private and public collections. It may be viewed at: http://www.visualarts.ns.ca/felicity-redgrave/   🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️🧜‍♀️ #artistspotlight #maritimeart #agns  #stfx #generalelectric #tuberadio #maritimes #maritimephotography #halifax #halifaxns #novascotia #visitnovascotia #novascotialife #discovernovascotia #antigonish...

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#FlashbackFriday | 1933’s 🦍 #KingKong 🦍

Duncan Gillis #FlashbackFriday 1933 Bohemian Flashback Friday King Kong Maritime maritime vintage Movies Old School vintage Vintage movies Vintage Toys VintageVibes

#FlashbackFriday | 1933’s 🦍 #KingKong 🦍

#FlashbackFriday | 1933’s 🦍 #KingKong 🦍 Travel to the Mysterious Skull Island  The #JurassicPark of it’s Time. We take you back to a time when the leading man was a giant 50 foot ape on the mysterious Skull Island. Few images are as iconic and well known as ��#KingKong 🦍. The 1933 film was ground breaking in its use of “old school” stop motion animation. The original 1933 #Kong 🦍 had depth of character that did not carry forward into some of the future remakes. Denham comments "No, it wasn't the airplanes, It was beauty killed the beast," #Kong 🦍was intended to be more sympathetic and, yes, human,...

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#FlashbackFriday | Model-T to Tesla

Duncan Gillis #FlashbackFriday | Model-T to Tesla Henry Ford once said of the Model-T: "You can have what ever color you want as long as it’s Black"

#FlashbackFriday | Model-T to Tesla

Henry Ford once said of the Model-T: "You can have what ever color you want as long as it’s Black" You can see #ElonMusk struggling with similar issues today at the #Tesla's assembly line. #Tesla has recently taken steps to reduces the available colors in the #Tesla line. Removing obsidian black metallic and silver metallic from its standard color choices, according to a tweet from Musk. He said the reduced choices would "simplify manufacturing." These challenges that #ElonMusk and the #Tesla team face are not new. In 1908, Henry #Ford introduced the "assembly line" for motor vehicle construction. The assembly line was built on...

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#VintageVibes | #Jungleland just isn’t the same without the “Big Man” in the band

Duncan Gillis A Team Building Lesson from The Big Man & The E-Street Band VintageVibes

#VintageVibes | #Jungleland just isn’t the same without the “Big Man” in the band

A Team Building Lesson from The Big Man & The E-Street Band On this day (Sept 11) we rejoice & celebrate the life of Clarence Clemons the “Big Man” & saxophone player for Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band. It was said of the #Bigman that: “By 69, he’d had a good run, because he’d already lived about 10 lives, 690 years in the life of an average man” #Springsteen. Photo: Courtesy of the New Jersey Hall of Fame  I’ve learned over my years as a project manager and start-up consultant, that the only way to build, maintain & scale a successful company, is to...

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