The AMX-40 has been developed as a potential successor to SOMUA S 35 cavalry tank. It was built around a relatively small 160-hp diesel engine. Sloped armor (up to 60 mm) provided good protection for the crew of three. Main armament was a 47-mm gun backed by two MGs. This small, light (20 ton) and advanced vehicle remained on paper due to the fall of France in 1940.
These silver plated cocktail shakers were made by the Napier Co. (Meriden, CT) in the 1930's. The first one is from 1932 and was the first cocktail shaker manufactured by Napier. It is the Tells-You-How-Mixer (just turn the body and the ingredients for all your favorite drinks appear in the windows). The middle one is the rare pengiun shaker from 1936 by Emil A. Schuelke. His beak opens when you pour. The third one is a sleek conical design from 1934, also by Schuelke.
The first line of the Madrid metro opened on 17 October 1919 under the direction of the Compañía de Metro Alfonso XIII, with 8 stations and 3.5 km (2.2 mi). It was constructed in a narrow section and the stations had 60 m platforms. The enlargement of this line and the construction of two others followed shortly after 1919. In 1936, the network had three lines and a branch line between Opera and Norte railway station. All these stations served as air raid shelters during the Spanish Civil War.
One of Carlu’s most celebrated posters. A classic Art Deco poster, showing cubist influences, by Jean Carlu, one of the early twentieth-century’s preeminent poster designers. On his famous image of the comedienne Pépa Bonafé, Carlu explained: "The Pépa Bonafé agent asked me to create a poster but I was not, like Loupot, a posterist of women. I did not feel comfortable. However, by stylizing her profile, I immediately caught the resemblance. Pépa Bonafé did not look her best, but she understood that this poster on walls would be excellent publicity. I combined curves and straight lines so that I could associate the mask of joy with the mask of sadness. " (Source)