Every other person and their dog seem to want some vintage wall ducks and despite being involved in some very frustrating bidding incidents trying to get my hands on them - they have so far eluded my grasp.
Since the ducks have been unobtainable my thoughts turned to another bastion of Kitsch - Pink Flamingos.
The original pink lawn ornaments/eyesores (depending on which way you look at them) were designed by Don Featherstone in the late 1950s. They were apparently prolific but try as I might, I have been unable to find any circa 1950s photos of lawns with flamingos. If you know of any please send 'em my way.
The closest I have been able to find is a postcard and pictures of the Fabulous Flamingo hotel in Las Vegas (circa 50s/60s):