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Admirers Collection (#2)

Background imageAdmirers 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 imageAdmirers Collection: WW1 - Soldier gives away all souvenir buttons from uniform

WW1 - Soldier gives away all souvenir buttons from uniform
WW1 - A slightly daft-looking young Soldier has to resort to a large safety pin, as he has given away all the souvenir buttons from his uniform to family and female admirers... Date: circa 1915

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Beauty and the Beast - Bathing Humour

Beauty and the Beast - Bathing Humour, featuring a hairy, rather ugly man surrounded in the surf by a bevvy of bathing beauties! Date: circa 1905

Background imageAdmirers 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 imageAdmirers Collection: Susanna and the Elders by Wilmot Lunt

Susanna and the Elders by Wilmot Lunt
A young pretty actress entertains two mature admirers in her dressing room, hence the play on the Biblical title to the picture. Date: 1927

Background imageAdmirers Collection: A Case of Encirclement by Hookway Cowles

A Case of Encirclement by Hookway Cowles
An attractive woman in a glamorous pink evening dress is surrounded by male admirers at a party. Date: 1939

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Racehorse Aldaniti at a charity fundraising event

Racehorse Aldaniti at a charity fundraising event
The racehorse Aldaniti (1970-1997), a chestnut gelding, meeting admirers at a charity fundraising event. Aldaniti won the Grand National in 1981, and his jockey, Bob Champion

Background imageAdmirers Collection: They can t ration love

They can t ration love
Bonzo with his entourage of females issued during war-time rationing. Date: circa 1940

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Admirer 1884

Admirer 1884

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin

Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (1870-1953), Russian writer, seen here with admirers and well wishers, receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Mary attracts the chaps

Mary attracts the chaps
Now Mary was a plain girl, Of Lovers she had few; She donned the Harem skirt and now She doesn t know what to do!

Background imageAdmirers Collection: A young girl and her admirers by Florence Hardy

A young girl and her admirers by Florence Hardy
She loves me she loves me not. A young girl stands in the foregournd in front of her young and keen admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: A girl being pursued by two boys by Florence Hardy

A girl being pursued by two boys by Florence Hardy
Two strings to her bow. A girl walks ahead of her devoted admirers, who bear gifts of bouquets. In an autumnal landscape

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Fancy dress ball held by Queen Victoria in 1842

Fancy dress ball held by Queen Victoria in 1842
This is a scene from the fancy dress ball held by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1842. Here they are shown surrounded by admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Unveiling the John Keats Bust, Hampstead Parish Church, 1894

Unveiling the John Keats Bust, Hampstead Parish Church, 1894
Engraving showing the unveiling of the John Keats bust in Hampstead Parish Church, 1894. This was the first public memorial to Keats in Britain and was presented by the poets American admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Fashionable Art Admirers

Fashionable Art Admirers
Green dress: waistcoat & open body with fringed basque & attached cape, skirt trimmed with fringing & a paisley shawl. Black mantle, brown fur muff & skirt with tablier trim

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Margaret on Tour 1947

Margaret on Tour 1947
ROYAL TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA & RHODESIA: The lovely sisters Princess Margaret (aged 17) and Princess Elizabeth (aged 21) circulating at a garden party, have many admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Martin Opitz - 3

Martin Opitz - 3
MARTIN OPITZ von Boberfeld German writer accompanied by friends and admirers on the title page of his poetical works

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Cook and Admirers

Cook and Admirers
The cook attracts many admirers - but do they admire her for herself alone, or for what she can produce with the help of her Wilson Cooker ?

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Female Type & Admirers

Female Type & Admirers
The Long, Long Trail: an elegant woman and her many admirers, all of them fighting in the war

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Female Type / 4 Admirers

Female Type / 4 Admirers
A fashionable woman, with her four admirers, all of whom wear top hats and monocles

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Bathers & Admirers 1906

Bathers & Admirers 1906
two girls attracting male attention. Not surprising as their wet bathing costumes cling seductively to their figures

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Gents at a Ball

Gents at a Ball
Two young men whispering about an attractive girl who is on the dance floor with a bearded gentleman who has his hand around her waist

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Elizabeth Ii / Toddler

Elizabeth Ii / Toddler
ELIZABETH II as a toddler, waving to admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Panier Dress ?1777

Panier Dress ?1777
A lady, in a gown with low, square decolletage and wide hoops or paniers, enters a box at the opera. Possibly a grande robe a la francaise

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Whos out Front ?

Whos out Front ?
Whos out front ? - two dancers look through the peep- hole to see whether their admirers are in the audience

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Wright & Parisiennes

Wright & Parisiennes
Wilbur Wright is impervious to the seductions of Parisian admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Dancer and Devotees

Dancer and Devotees
A dancer entertains three devotees of her art, in her dressing room

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Actress and Friends

Actress and Friends
Four gentlemen are entertained by an actress in her dressing room

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Actress and an Admirer

Actress and an Admirer
An actress receives an admirer in her dressing room

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Dancer and Admirers

Dancer and Admirers
A dancer looks at the audience, while two men have eyes only for her

Background imageAdmirers Collection: TORPEDO-GIRL / 1902

TORPEDO-GIRL / 1902
The Torpedo-girl, a wild dancer who creates sparks amongst her male admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: CASQUE D OR PAINTED

CASQUE D OR PAINTED
real name : Amelie Elie Noted Parisienne gigolette, gangsters moll who achieved fame after a fight between rival admirers : here she is being painted by Albert Depre

Background imageAdmirers Collection: CASQUE D OR DRESSED

CASQUE D OR DRESSED
real name : Amelie Elie Noted Parisienne gigolette, gangsters moll who achieved fame after a fight between rival admirers : dressed here as a femme du monde

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Female Type / Parisienne

Female Type / Parisienne
An attractive Parisienne and her admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Costume Men & Woman 1879

Costume Men & Woman 1879
A fashionable lady in a black lace mantlet or pelerine is surrounded by male admirers in frock coat & top hat, riding dress or checked trousers & helmet hat with scarf

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Pig & Two Admirers 1912

Pig & Two Admirers 1912
A pig and his two admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: French Actress C1835

French Actress C1835
A French actress and three attentive admirers

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Showgirl on Pig 1926

Showgirl on Pig 1926
She powders her face, paints her lips and adjusts her suspenders while sitting on the back of monocled pigs, presumably symbols of her rich admirers and patrons

Background imageAdmirers Collection: Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

Rochefoucauld-Liancourt
The funeral of the duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, agriculturist and statesman, is the occasion for disturbances between his admirers and his detractors



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