Long-time readers know I tend to change the header graphic here every week or two. The one currently at the top of this blog is the label from a vintage produce crate. The only change I photoshopped on the label was to replace the words “Georgia Peaches” with “Texas Blather.” The rest is as it appeared on the original label, which is quite beautiful in my opinion. So, no, I’m not trying to be cute with the “Gay & Keith” and “Gay, Georgia.”
In a similar vein, here’s another vintage produce crate label that surely hits people a little differently today than it did when it was first designed:
Old produce labels are a neglected art form, although many of them are amusingly politically incorrect today.
Here’s a whole collection of beauties from one of my favorite spots in the web.