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Dressmakers Collection

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, 1920s fashion

Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, 1920s fashion
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps of Albemarle St, London, part of a series depicting tongue in cheek scenes of society ladies (in this case the fictional Miss Coloothorne Coppit)

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, 1920s fashion

Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, 1920s fashion
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps of Albemarle St, London, part of a series depicting tongue in cheek scenes of society ladies (in this case the fictional Miss Lobelia Lobb)

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Reville court dress advertisement, 1927

Reville court dress advertisement, 1927
Advertisement for Reville Ltd, dressmakers of Hanover Square, who specialised in particular in gowns for court presentations, approved by Their Majesties for Ladies attending. Date: 1927

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advertisement for Reville, 1920s fashion

Advertisement for Reville, 1920s fashion
Advertisement for Reville of Hanover Square, one of the leading fashion houses of the 1920s favoured by smart society, offering original gowns for all seasons, all climates, every occasion. Date: 1920

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Curry&rice / Dressmakers

Curry&rice / Dressmakers
The Colonels lady with native dressmakers ironing and measuring for a new outfit

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advert, L & H Nathan, Fancy Dress Costume

Advert, L & H Nathan, Fancy Dress Costume
Advert for L & H Nathan, Coventry Street, Piccadilly Circus, London -- Fancy Dress Costume for balls and theatricals. 1885

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Norman Hartnell and Lady Willingdon

Norman Hartnell and Lady Willingdon
Norman Hartnell (1901-1979), fashion designer and dressmaker to the royal family, with Marie Freeman-Thomas, Marchioness of Willingdon (1875-1960) at Aix-les-Bains. Date: 1939

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Designs for women's summer dresses. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers

Designs for women's summer dresses. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers. Date: 1932

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Designs for women's coat-frocks. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers

Designs for women's coat-frocks. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers. Date: 1932

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Designs for women's dresses. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers. Date: 1932

Designs for women's dresses. The patterns were available to order for home dressmakers. Date: 1932

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Dressmakers

Dressmakers. Artist: Lilian Amy Govey Date: 1920

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Dressmakers workroom in London 1858

Dressmakers workroom in London 1858
Interior of the working conditions of a dressmakers workroom in the west-end of London. With women over worked and tired at five-past twelve midnight. 1858

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Londons drapers 1900

Londons drapers 1900
Busy work room in a drapers in London. Date: 1900

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Dressmakers Workshop

Dressmakers Workshop
Women working in a dressmakers workshop. Date: 1894

Background imageDressmakers Collection: PARIS DRESSMAKER

PARIS DRESSMAKER
Interior of a dressmakers in Paris, showing a lady sitting while the shop assistants fetch, carry, cut up, and measure fabric. Date: circa 1760

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Society goes to see Count Michael de Torbys fashion designs

Society goes to see Count Michael de Torbys fashion designs
Society out in force to see the dresses designed by Count Michael de Torby, son of Grand Duke Michael, at court dressmakers, Reville and Rossiter in 1918

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advertisement for Madame Kate Reily, dressmaker, 1903

Advertisement for Madame Kate Reily, dressmaker, 1903
Advertisement for Madame Kate Reily of Dover Street, one of the leading dressmakers in London during the late Victorian period, offering the latest French and original English fashions in costumes

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Advert for Charles Lee & Son dressmakers 1909

Advert for Charles Lee & Son dressmakers 1909
Gorgeous figure hugging eveing dress with fishtail train. 1909

Background imageDressmakers Collection: China - Young Street Tailor Girls

China - Young Street Tailor Girls. Date: circa 1906

Background imageDressmakers Collection: German Dressmakers 1900

German Dressmakers 1900
An upper class woman being measured for a new dress in a fashion house in the days when doorknocker hairstyles were in vogue. Date: circa 1900

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Girl at Dressmaker s

Girl at Dressmaker s
A unhappy & disgruntled little girl squirms while an elderly sempstress snips away while making adjustments to her new frock. Date: 1905

Background imageDressmakers Collection: At Dressmakers 1913

At Dressmakers 1913
A dressmaker adjusts the hem of a tango skirt which is worn with a backless, sleeveless tunic & striped sash. A gentleman holds her fur- trimmed mantle. Date: 1913

Background imageDressmakers Collection: At the dressmaker s

At the dressmaker s
A ladys outfit is given some final finishing touches by her dressmaker. Date: 1907

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Ragged School Union - Dressmakers at Spitalfields

Ragged School Union - Dressmakers at Spitalfields
Dressmakers at the Spitalfields home run by the Ragged School Union. Date: circa 1907

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Dressmakers Shop

Dressmakers Shop. Two young girls, look through the window of a Dressmakers Shop, admiring a robe - avaiable at a sale price !

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Dressmakers Work at Home

Dressmakers Work at Home
Dressmakers sit up all night working in poor light to finish their work

Background imageDressmakers Collection: At the Dressmaker 1895

At the Dressmaker 1895
A woman at the dressmakers stands in her chemise while the dressmaker takes some measurements

Background imageDressmakers Collection: Women Working

Women Working
Girls learning the art of salesmanship at the Westminster School of Retail Distribution, London


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