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Admirer Collection

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Chopin Concert Radziwill

Chopin Concert Radziwill
FREDERIC CHOPIN Prince Antoni Radziwill, a long admirer of Chopins talents invites him to play at the palace in Berlin

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Marie Antoinette &fersen

Marie Antoinette &fersen
MARIE ANTOINETTE at the age of 23, depicted with her Swedish admirer, le comte Axel Fersen, in the park of the Palais de Versailles

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy

Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Biarritz Beach Belles

Biarritz Beach Belles
Two trendy young women (with an admirer in the background) enjoy posing on the beach at Biarritz, France

Background imageAdmirer Collection: The Farce by William Barribal

The Farce by William Barribal
A young red-headed woman seated in a box at the theatre, feigns interest in what her older male companion has to say while secretly enjoying a kiss on the hand from a young, handsome beau. Date: 1917

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Dennis Brain Letter 1955

Dennis Brain Letter 1955
A letter from Dennis Brain, French horn player, to an admirer, enclosing his photograph

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Unrequited Love 18C / 1923

Unrequited Love 18C / 1923
A lady scorns an admirer, with the help of her enormous dress

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear

Woollands Catalogue shoot - Evening wear
Two young ladies in pretty evening dresses acompanied by a youthful gent in full evening dress - possiby a Woollands Catalogue shoot. Smart interior. Date: circa 1958

Background imageAdmirer Collection: LEHAR, EVELYN LAYE ETC

LEHAR, EVELYN LAYE ETC
(THE MERRY WIDOW) Evelyn Laye and Carl Brisson as the widowed Sonia and her admirer Danilo. Date: 1929

Background imageAdmirer Collection: HMS Pinafore, Josephine Corcoran and Sir Joseph Porter

HMS Pinafore, Josephine Corcoran and Sir Joseph Porter
HMS Pinafore. Pretty lady smelling a rose is admired by an older gentlemen who peers at her through a monocle. Sir Joseph Porter was one of the many people who had fallen a victim to the beauty of

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Cartoon, Crabbed Age and Youth (Another View)

Cartoon, Crabbed Age and Youth (Another View). (2 of 2) 1880s

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Thomassine Spinola, Genoan beauty and admirer

Thomassine Spinola, Genoan beauty and admirer of King Louis XII. She died in 1505 of heartbreak when she heard a false rumor of the kings death

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Entertaining admirers in a Parisian theatre dressing room

Entertaining admirers in a Parisian theatre dressing room
Female performers entertaining admirers in a Parisian theatre dressing room. circa 1900

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Which? 1906

Which? 1906
Indecisive edwardian woman looking at her dressing table where two framed photographs of gentlemen admires stand, wondering which one to choose. Date: 1906

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Rivals at the theatre 1906

Rivals at the theatre 1906
Smartly dressed gentlemen in tuxedos trying to get the attention of a flirtatious woman. 1906

Background imageAdmirer Collection: JANTZEN SWIMWEAR 1930

JANTZEN SWIMWEAR 1930
Two athletic blondes in their Jantzen bathers. A green tank costume with matching cape & a belted costume in 2 shades of blue. Date: 1929

Background imageAdmirer Collection: N CHAMBERLAIN / MARCH 1938 NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

N CHAMBERLAIN / MARCH 1938 NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN British Prime Minister and his wife in March 1938, given flowers by an admirer in gratitude for his peacemaking Date: 1869 - 1940

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Footwear of the Nations - Turkey (and Western)

Footwear of the Nations - Turkey (and Western)
Footwear of the Nations - Turkey (the turned-up toed slippers of a Turkish beauty and the Western black rubber-soled shoes of her male admirer)

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Dressing - Theatre 1910

Dressing - Theatre 1910
Showgirl at her dressing table, visited by an admirer carrying a bouquet of flowers. Date: 1910

Background imageAdmirer Collection: WOMAN & BOUQUET 1850 WOMAN & BOUQUET 1850

WOMAN & BOUQUET 1850 WOMAN & BOUQUET 1850
A typically bashful Victorian young woman receives a romantic bouquet and is about to read the attached letter to reveal the name of her admirer. Date: circa 1850

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Janis Martin with teddy boy

Janis Martin with teddy boy
Janis Darlene Martin (1940-2007), American singer, nicknamed the Female Elvis, seen here with an admiring teddy boy who has her name tattooed on his arm

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Advert for Du Maurier cigarettes 1951

Advert for Du Maurier cigarettes 1951
Advertisement for du Maurier cigarettes, the cigarette with the exclusive filter (whatever that is). Clearly, the elegant woman who is procuring a light from an unseen admirer seems to think they re

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Female / Scanty / Dressing

Female / Scanty / Dressing
A scantily-clad young woman can t decide what to wear; her gentleman friend peeps round the curtain unconcerned

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Dont Argue revue by George Campbell and Allan Grey

Dont Argue revue by George Campbell and Allan Grey. First produced at the Willesden Hippodrome on 23rd August 1915. Dave Harris Ltd. Presents. The reverse is blank

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Illustrated Bridge (series) - Diamonds are Trumps

Illustrated Bridge (series) - Diamonds are Trumps. Date: 1911

Background imageAdmirer Collection: The Tailor Maid by Reginald Higgins

The Tailor Maid by Reginald Higgins
Illustration showing a young woman sewing a suit while a male admirer gazes lovingly into her eyes. Date: 1926

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Spring sings

Spring sings
Two French women walking their dog, been followed behind by an admirer gentleman and his dog! Date: 1928

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Woman skier and her admires

Woman skier and her admires
Front cover showing a young French woman wearing a revealing red coat with fur trim, short skirt and stockings, skiing down a slop with three eager men following behind her. Date: 1927

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Costume / Townsfolk 1796

Costume / Townsfolk 1796
A working class woman wears a buffont, a checked apron over a quilted petticoat & skirt draped to create a polonaise. The man wears a bicorne hat & short boots. Date: 1796

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Female Type / Dressing

Female Type / Dressing
A pretty young woman kneels on a chair to get dressed, and is rather pleased with her new pearl necklace, a gift from an admirer. Date: 1914

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Carolina Otero / Sem

Carolina Otero / Sem
CAROLINA OTERO Spanish actress and dancer Date: 1868 - 1965

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Dance card filled at a ball

Dance card filled at a ball
A young gentleman arrives at a ball just in time to find out the object of his affections has filled up her dance card for the evening

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Garibaldi & Boy, 1882

Garibaldi & Boy, 1882
GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI - Italian patriot in his old age with a young admirer. Date: 1807 - 1882

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Watch Your Step by Harry Grattan

Watch Your Step by Harry Grattan
Promotional postcard for Watch Your Step by Harry Grattan; a revue with music Irving Berlin. First produced at the Empire Theatre, 4th May 1915

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Ballet dancer and admirer

Ballet dancer and admirer
A ballet dancer and her admirer, a kneeling man in evening dress holding a bouquet. (1 of 4)

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Flirtatious young woman in fancy dress with admirer

Flirtatious young woman in fancy dress with admirer
Flirtatious young woman in rococo fancy dress clothing, with an admirer faun trying to get close to her. Date: 1928

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Woman Diver 1929

Woman Diver 1929
A trim lady dives from a board into the sea, catching the eyes of two male bathers who look on in admiration. Date: 1929

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Comic postcard commenting on the length of womens skirts

Comic postcard commenting on the length of womens skirts - " Its a funny thing, but womens skirts are looking so short that they make men look very long!" Date: 1918

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Saucy postcard - Lady in Underclothes

Saucy postcard - Lady in Underclothes
" Come as you are" you write to me. But you d think it absurd, if sometimes when that message came I took you at your word! (I wonder if the sender of the note would really mind too much)

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Male swimmer admiring a lady diver

Male swimmer admiring a lady diver, who appears to have suffered a wardrobe malfunction (in the chest region) on her descent toward the waves

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Love Triangle scrap

Love Triangle scrap
A charming chromolithograph Victorian scrap featuring a rural scene of young love and possible jealous attention. A pretty girl in pink sits below a tree reading the latest chic-lit whilst her male

Background imageAdmirer Collection: The Toilette of the Rose by Brunelleschi

The Toilette of the Rose by Brunelleschi
Stylised illustration showing a beautiful woman in 18th century costume representing a rose, admires her reflection as a masked harlequin spies on her from behind a tree. Date: 1927

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Cricket - The Perfect Maiden by H. H. Harris

Cricket - The Perfect Maiden by H. H. Harris
A 1920s lady inspects her face in a compact mirror, attracting the attention of a handsome cricketer as a match goes on in the background. Date: 1927

Background imageAdmirer Collection: A victorious young lady

A victorious young lady
Every Time we win - A lady runs through a series of scenes where she is the ultimate victor of the situation. From the left, she assists with a kiss to the head (" Damn, I have a crush)

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Chambermaid been asked out by the sweep

Chambermaid been asked out by the sweep
Chambermaid receives an admirer: From sweep in love can work be e er expected? And so this morn the chimneys are neglected; upon his knees he vainly pleads

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Admirer 1884

Admirer 1884

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Secret Admirer 1918

Secret Admirer 1918
A showgirl, dressed as a bottle of Champagne - and why not? - is intrigued to find that a secret admirer had left flowers in her dressing room

Background imageAdmirer Collection: Kissing the Hand 1921

Kissing the Hand 1921
A lady in a ball dress is kissed upon the hand by an admirer. The large red fan she carries in the other may come in handy to beat the men away!



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