Futuristic Vintage Illustration

I hunted around the internet for some vintage illustrations depicting the future. My personal favourite is this illustration from the 1930s showing two women talking on video phones (via Inverse).

Below are some postcards by a German chocolate company showing what life would be like in the 2000′s:

These personal flying machines are not unlike the recently invented personal flying machines created by engineering students from Singapore.

 

Here are a few illustrations from Mechanix Illustrated, Modern Mechanix and Reader’s Digest:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note the jetpacks in this 1966 Reader’s Digest image depicting life in 1999 by Fred Freeman.

 

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