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Hips Collection

Background imageHips Collection: Blue Dress / Beer 1922

Blue Dress / Beer 1922
Blue dress by Beer: low neckline, open to the hips at the side & worn over a grey slip. Bodice & low waistband decorated in a feather motif plus a bandeau & earrings

Background imageHips Collection: Anthony Trollope / Century

Anthony Trollope / Century
ANTHONY TROLLOPE English novelist

Background imageHips Collection: Christian Dior sketching a fashion design, 1948

Christian Dior sketching a fashion design, 1948
In 1947 Christian Dior (1905-1957) created a sensational collection labelled the New Look. His designs centred around gowns with an 18 inch waist, which focused attention on the bust and hips

Background imageHips Collection: WWII - Pin-up showing a lot of leg

WWII - Pin-up showing a lot of leg, accompanied by the caption: " This Front is quite active!" Date: 1943

Background imageHips Collection: Victor Stiebel Suit

Victor Stiebel Suit
A town suit in charcoal grey flannel with velvet collar by Victor Stiebel for Jacqmar. Jacket fastens diagonally, basque curves over the hips

Background imageHips Collection: Minnie Duncan music hall coster act

Minnie Duncan music hall coster act
Minnie Duncan of the music hall double act Duncan and Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey). Wearing coster costume of long black skirt with full-length white apron, shawl and large hat with ostrich feathers

Background imageHips Collection: Tunisian woman with elaborate coin necklace

Tunisian woman with elaborate coin necklace
Tunisian woman with elaborate necklace made of many strings of coins with holes in the middle, metal bangles, thin silken clothing and a pointed hat

Background imageHips Collection: Evening Dress 1922

Evening Dress 1922
Sleeveless, slash neck Chinese or orientally inspired black dress by Worth with red tassel detail which with the horizontal & vertical drapery draws attention to the hips

Background imageHips Collection: Pierre Balmain with one of his designs, 1948

Pierre Balmain with one of his designs, 1948
Photograph showing Pierre Balmain presenting a pink and white petticoat, with gueppieres that helped to achieve a 48 centimetre waist, 1948

Background imageHips Collection: Leveson-Gower

Leveson-Gower
Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower (1845 1916), Scottish aristocrat, Liberal politician, sculptor and writer Date: 1877

Background imageHips Collection: DEGAS, Edgar (1834-1917). Dancer at Rest, her

DEGAS, Edgar (1834-1917). Dancer at Rest, her Hands on her Hips, Right Leg Forward. ca. 1882-1895. Impressionism. Sculpture on bronze. Private Collection

Background imageHips Collection: G Clemenceau / Barrere 06

G Clemenceau / Barrere 06
GEORGES CLEMENCEAU French statesman depicted as a butcher " in the exercise of his ministry"

Background imageHips Collection: Woman / Mode Illustre / 1923

Woman / Mode Illustre / 1923
Barrel-line dress with fold over scarf collar & apron front in an orange & white rose print fabric with a tie belt worn low on the hips. She holds a hat with a broad brim

Background imageHips Collection: Fashions December 1880

Fashions December 1880
Dress fitting tightly to below the hips, reverse collar, buttons down the back. Girl: coat body with tails pinned up behind. Blue jacket body: tartan collar & basque

Background imageHips Collection: Boy & Tower Bridge

Boy & Tower Bridge
A boy stands in the shadow of Tower Bridge, London, to admire it

Background imageHips Collection: Marie Lloyd music hall singer and comedienne 1870-1922

Marie Lloyd music hall singer and comedienne 1870-1922
Marie Lloyd (Matilda Alice Wood) music hall singer and comedienne with a reputation for sauciness. In suggestive pose, hands on hips and showing petticoats

Background imageHips Collection: Alima - a very beautiful woman from Somalia

Alima - a very beautiful woman from Somalia, wearing a wrap-around dress of patterned fabric, headscarf and bead necklace. Date: circa late 1920s

Background imageHips Collection: Rose Hips

Rose Hips
Lino cut of rose hips pattern. Artist: Anon. Date: 1930s

Background imageHips Collection: Studies of Women

Studies of Women
Some sketch studies of some women in different positions, including standing with hands on hips carrying a case, standing whilst holding her skirts, reclined on a bed, writing on a wall

Background imageHips Collection: Red Haired Lady

Red Haired Lady
A simple portrait sketch of a red haired woman standing with her hands placed in front of her hips. Date: circa 1901

Background imageHips Collection: Exterior Boulevards

Exterior Boulevards
This sketch shows a pair of somewhat subdued looking young men speaking with a lady under the light of her door, she has a posture of dominance with her hands placed on her hips. Date: circa 1901

Background imageHips Collection: Le Guet The Watch

Le Guet The Watch
This illustration portrays a knight in shining armour, standing proudly with his hands placed on his hips as he watches over the countryside, his city is visible in the distant background

Background imageHips Collection: Affiches

Affiches
A portrait lithograph of a young woman, smiling confidently, with her hands on her hips, standing sideways on, beside a wall which has a Union Jack poster upon it, in Oxford. Date: circa 1922

Background imageHips Collection: Mrs. Ruby Melvill

Mrs. Ruby Melvill
A portrait oil painting of Mrs. Ruby Melville, a young woman fashionably coiffured, wearing a green dress, with her hands placed on her hips, she is glancing to the left. Date: circa 1920

Background imageHips Collection: Helen Morris In London Pride

Helen Morris In London Pride
A portrait painting of Miss Helen Morris, a young woman with blonde hair, standing with her hands on her hips. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHips Collection: The Wife Of The Picador

The Wife Of The Picador
A portrait painting of a woman facing to the right, looking over her shoulder with her hands on her hips, she is wearing a red top, with a black garment falling down her back. Date: circa 1918

Background imageHips Collection: Fashionable Lady

Fashionable Lady
A portrait painting of a fashionable lady wearing a green jacket with blue skirt and feathered hat, with her arms held on her hips. Date: circa 1916

Background imageHips Collection: Jennie

Jennie
A portrait oil painting of a young woman, named Jennie, who is say with her arms on her hips, with a key hung around her neck. Date: circa 1924

Background imageHips Collection: Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith

Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith
Political cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith, I can't get all this washed in time - cat washerwoman attempting to cope with Parliamentary Bills in the form of laundry

Background imageHips Collection: Miss Roberts as Ethel Sportington in Morocco Bound

Miss Roberts as Ethel Sportington in Morocco Bound
Miss Roberts as the Hon Ethel Sportington in Morocco Bound, a farcical musical comedy Date: 1890s

Background imageHips Collection: Comic postcard, Lodger and landlady Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Lodger and landlady Date: 20th century

Background imageHips Collection: Watching Snake-hips Johnson at the Cafe de Paris

Watching Snake-hips Johnson at the Cafe de Paris
Impression by Feliks Topolski for The Sketch magazine in their regular series on Cabaraets of Wartime London, of Kenrick Reginald Hijmans Johnson (1914 1941)

Background imageHips Collection: Sari Maritza, actress in British films

Sari Maritza, actress in British films
Sari Maritza (1910-1987), actress in British films of the early 1930s. 1938

Background imageHips Collection: Beach Pyjama Suit by Zyot and Cie, Summer 1931

Beach Pyjama Suit by Zyot and Cie, Summer 1931. 1931

Background imageHips Collection: Unidentified film still

Unidentified film still. circa 1930s

Background imageHips Collection: The Amateur by Lewis Baumer

The Amateur by Lewis Baumer

Background imageHips Collection: Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, The Autocrat

Some Clerical Types by John Kendal, The Autocrat. 1901

Background imageHips Collection: David Russell, Hearts and Preston North End footballer

David Russell, Hearts and Preston North End footballer. 1890s

Background imageHips Collection: George Barrett in Hoodman Blind - The Theatre Magazine

George Barrett in Hoodman Blind - The Theatre Magazine
George Barrett, actor, in Hoodman Blind - in The Theatre Magazine, November 1885. 1885

Background imageHips Collection: Whats left?, woman and children waiting for leftovers

Whats left?, woman and children waiting for leftovers
A woman and a group of children wait for leftovers at a fishmonger and poulterers shop. A well-to-do mother and daughter are seen leaving the shop

Background imageHips Collection: LUCIEN LELONG GOWN 1930S

LUCIEN LELONG GOWN 1930S
A model by Lucien Lelong. The new narrow line is emphasised in this black satin gown with horse hair lace descending from the hips to the long trained skirt. Date: 1930s

Background imageHips Collection: SIR EG Clarke

SIR EG Clarke
SIR EDWARD GEORGE CLARKE Statesman and lawyer Date: 1841 - 1931

Background imageHips Collection: Costume - Children 1880

Costume - Children 1880
Boy: knickerbocker, jacket, sailor hat, red socks, heeled boots. Girls: lace dress, yoke bodice, pink sash on hips; kilted skirt, jacket bodies & tie-back skirts. Date: 1880

Background imageHips Collection: Victor Stiebel / 1920S

Victor Stiebel / 1920S
Fashion design by Victor Stiebel (1907-1976) for a glamorous evening dress in layered soft jade green. A rainbow striped belt sits on the hips. Geometric jewellry

Background imageHips Collection: AMALFI BY WORTH 1922

AMALFI BY WORTH 1922
Dress by Worth: barrel-line dress with V -neck & ruffle fall collar, translucent over- sleeves with ruffle detail, broad sash & bow tied across the hips & a broad brimmed hat

Background imageHips Collection: Cartoon, Arthur Coventry, jockey

Cartoon, Arthur Coventry, jockey
Cartoon, Arthur Coventry (1852-1925), jockey -- Not the worst sort of Coventry to be sent to under some circumstances! 1884

Background imageHips Collection: Leslie Howard and Georges Perinal, The First of The Few

Leslie Howard and Georges Perinal, The First of The Few
Leslie Howard (1893-1943), English actor, and Georges Perinal (1897-1965), French cinematographer, on location during the filming of The First of The Few

Background imageHips Collection: French Fashion Mid 1920S

French Fashion Mid 1920S
Two-piece dress: pleated short skirt & tunic or blouse with high shirt style collar & tie & a belt buckled at the hips. Also stockings with clocks, court shoes & a cloche hat. Date: mid 1920s



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