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Barribal Collection

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Butterfly by Barribal

The Butterfly by Barribal
Gorgeous and sumptuous illustration by William Barribal featuring a woman dressed as a butterfly. Date: 1914

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Fairy of Flight by William Barribal

The Fairy of Flight by William Barribal
A Spirit of the Age - The Fairy of Flight. Gorgeous illustration of a fairy with huge yellow wings. Date: 1909

Background imageBarribal Collection: Knitting Sweetheart

Knitting Sweetheart
Sassy wartime woman lounging in a chair knitting while a portrait of her boyfriend or husband smiles from the canvas

Background imageBarribal Collection: Red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat

Red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat
Portrait of a pretty red headed girl wearing a wide-brimmed hat. 1918

Background imageBarribal Collection: Green lady by William Barribal

Green lady by William Barribal
Fanciful painting by William Barribal, depicting a young woman in a bonnet and matching green dress walking across an artists palette as her skirt flutters upwards to reveal her stockings

Background imageBarribal Collection: Vanity by William Barribal

Vanity by William Barribal
A young woman beams widely as she adjusts her large Merry Widow style hat, gripping an evil-looking hat pin in her mouth. Date: 1910

Background imageBarribal Collection: Anna Pavlova: An Impression

Anna Pavlova: An Impression Date: 1913

Background imageBarribal Collection: Lady in pink underwear by Barribal

Lady in pink underwear by Barribal
Painting of a young woman with dark glossy hair, captured in the middle of getting ready. She sits in pink lingerie and stockings, having just brushed and tied a matching pink ribbon in her hair

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Quinlan Opera Company

The Quinlan Opera Company
Promotional postcard for The Quinlan Opera Company. Billed as The Greatest Touring Company Ever Organized. Touring to the Royal Hippodrome, Liverpool, 2nd October 1911 Figures, left to right

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Joy Ride Lady by Arthur Anderson & Hartley Carrick

The Joy Ride Lady by Arthur Anderson & Hartley Carrick
Promotional postcard for The Joy Ride Lady adapted by Arthur Anderson and Hartley Carrick from Das Autoliebchen by Jean Kren (Thalia-Theater, Berlin, 16th March 1912); music Jean Gilbert

Background imageBarribal Collection: Half Past Eight by P Rubens and C H Bovill

Half Past Eight by P Rubens and C H Bovill
Promotional postcard for Half Past Eight, One of those Musical Things by Paul Rubens & C. H. Bovill; music Paul Rubens. First produced at the Comedy Theatre on 10th August 1916

Background imageBarribal Collection: Not Every Bathing Dress Spells a Plunge in the River

Not Every Bathing Dress Spells a Plunge in the River! by Barribal. 1925

Background imageBarribal 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 imageBarribal Collection: Building Castles by William Barribal

Building Castles by William Barribal
A lush, colourful painting by William Barribal showing a red-haired girl reclining amongst cushions as she holds a parasol in one hand and a cigarette holder in the other

Background imageBarribal Collection: Hat Styles for 1920

Hat Styles for 1920
A rather shady set : a page from Barribals sketchbook shows a selection of hats including a beret style & cloche hats with wide brims or round or square crowns

Background imageBarribal Collection: Woman On the Phone

Woman On the Phone Date: 1916

Background imageBarribal Collection: La Petite Francaise by William Barribal

La Petite Francaise by William Barribal
Beautiful portrait of a dark-haired French woman by William Barribal. 1917

Background imageBarribal Collection: Ginger by Barribal

Ginger by Barribal
Portrait of a pretty young woman with flaming red hair by the artist William Barribal. Date: 1914

Background imageBarribal Collection: Lady on stepping stones

Lady on stepping stones
Calendar illustration of a bonnetted lady in a fine blue dress tip-toeing across stepping stones by William Barribal 1907

Background imageBarribal Collection: Green Chartreuse Liqueur, by William Barribal

Green Chartreuse Liqueur, by William Barribal Date: 1930s

Background imageBarribal Collection: Advert, Exide, the long life battery

Advert, Exide, the long life battery, the Exide girl by William Henry Barribal Date: 20th century

Background imageBarribal Collection: Advertisement for State Express Cigarettes, number 555, by Barribal

Advertisement for State Express Cigarettes, number 555, by Barribal. Showing elegant woman in blue jacket. Captioned, Unapproachable'

Background imageBarribal Collection: Front cover from the Bystander

Front cover from the Bystander
The Butterfly by Barribal showing a young woman in a butterfly costume. Date: 1930

Background imageBarribal Collection: Programme cover for the London Hippodrome revue, Box o Tricks

Programme cover for the London Hippodrome revue, Box o Tricks, produced by Albert de Courville, his eighth hit revue at the theatre. Date: 1918

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Count of Luxembourg adapted by Basil Hood

The Count of Luxembourg adapted by Basil Hood. The staircase is in Grand Duke Rutzinovs reception hall. (Act II). Naturally, Adele and the impoverished Count fall in love

Background imageBarribal Collection: The modern trend towards vivid colouring in dress

The modern trend towards vivid colouring in dress
Series of illustrations showing fashionable brightly coloured dresses and garments to be worn by women at Royal Ascot during 1913

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Quaker Girl by James T Tanner

The Quaker Girl by James T Tanner
Promotional postcard for The Quaker Girl by James T. Tanner; music Lionel Monckton. First produced at the Adelphi Theatre, 5th November 1910. Artist: William Barribal

Background imageBarribal Collection: Portrait of a young girl

Portrait of a young girl
Head & shoulders portrait of a young girl. Artist: William Barribal Date: c, 1930

Background imageBarribal Collection: A Little Bit Of Fluff by Walter William Ellis

A Little Bit Of Fluff by Walter William Ellis
Promotional postcard for A Little Bit Of Fluff by Walter William Ellis. First produced at the Pier Theatre, Brighton, 11th October and Criterion Theatre, 27th October 1915

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Girl in the Train adapted by Adrian Ross

The Girl in the Train adapted by Adrian Ross
Promotional postcard for The Girl in the Train adapted by Adrian Ross from Die Geschiedene Frau (The Divorcee, Carltheater, Vienna, 23rd December 1908) by Victor Leon; music Leo Fall

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Girl in the Taxi by F Fenn and A Wimperis

The Girl in the Taxi by F Fenn and A Wimperis
Promotional postcard for The Girl in the Taxi adapted by Frederick Fenn Date: 1915

Background imageBarribal Collection: Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1908

Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1908
Front cover of The Illustrated London News Christmas Number for 1908 with an illustration of a fairy amid holly, wearing its ruby berries as a necklace. Date: 1908

Background imageBarribal Collection: All Clear - boy scout during WWI by Barribal

All Clear - boy scout during WWI by Barribal
A boy scout sounding a bugle. 1917

Background imageBarribal Collection: Edmee Dormeuil by William Barribal

Edmee Dormeuil by William Barribal
Edmee Dormeuil, French actress and star of The Better Ole, the musical play based on the cartoons of Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander

Background imageBarribal Collection: Loves Labour - Not Lost by Barribal, WW1 knitting

Loves Labour - Not Lost by Barribal, WW1 knitting
A pretty young woman engrossed in her knitting, a popular and patriotic pastime during the First World War, making comforts for troops. Date: 1915

Background imageBarribal Collection: Limpid Pools by Barribal

Limpid Pools by Barribal
A pretty young woman with brown hair, hooped earrings and sorrowful eyes. Date: 1919

Background imageBarribal Collection: Trifles Light as Air by Barribal

Trifles Light as Air by Barribal
A pretty young woman idly blows bubbles with a pipe. Date: 1919

Background imageBarribal Collection: Powder box design by William Barribal

Powder box design by William Barribal
Face powder box label for Poudre Tokalon which gives a peach bloom complexion) featuring a lady in a green hat by the artist, William Barribal, about to enjoy a plump peach on a plate. Date: c. 1930

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Girl on the Front by Barribal

The Girl on the Front by Barribal
A pretty and confident young woman poses on a sea front wall wearing a striking scarlet red dress and matching hat. Date: 1909

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Joy Ride Lady - a theatre poster banned on the Tube

The Joy Ride Lady - a theatre poster banned on the Tube
A poster, designed by William Barribal, for the show, The Joy Ride Lady at the New Theatre, St. Martins Lane. Though passed by the Bill Posters Censorship Committee

Background imageBarribal Collection: Elegant woman in black

Elegant woman in black
An elegant woman pampering herself at her mirror by William Barribal circa 1925

Background imageBarribal Collection: Pretty young woman in red

Pretty young woman in red
Portrait of a pretty young woman in red by William Barribal 1920

Background imageBarribal Collection: Marianne and the British Bulldog - Franco-British Exhbition

Marianne and the British Bulldog - Franco-British Exhbition
Marianne smiles favourably toward the British Bulldog - a symbolic postcard, denoting the thawing of international relations between France and Britain following the Entente Cordiale (signed in 1904)

Background imageBarribal Collection: Elegant fairy asleep on a mushroom

Elegant fairy asleep on a mushroom
An elegant fairy asleep on a mushroom. circa 1922

Background imageBarribal Collection: Girl in an exotic Blue Feathered Hat

Girl in an exotic Blue Feathered Hat
A pretty young woman wearing an exotic Blue Feathered Hat

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Shell and Kernel of a Knut

The Shell and Kernel of a Knut
The discarded civilian clothes of a " knut" as he marches off to fight for a higher cause during World War One

Background imageBarribal Collection: The Above has Arrived

The Above has Arrived
Young lady with short skirt and stockings on display parachuting down to an ENSA (Entertainment) marquee

Background imageBarribal Collection: Preliminary Manoeuvres

Preliminary Manoeuvres
A show girl, with skirts hoisted to reveal stocking tops, peeping through a stage curtain



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