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Phelps Collection

Background imagePhelps Collection: New Haven, Connecticut, USA - Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut, USA - Yale University - Aerial Panoramic View. Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePhelps Collection: Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920

Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920
Lady Elcho, formerly Lady Violet Manners (born 1888), wife of Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho and heir to the Earl of Weymss. She was sister to Lady Diana Manners

Background imagePhelps Collection: Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920

Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps fashion house, one of a series of highly stylised and witty adverts designed by Lady Eileen Orde (daughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington)

Background imagePhelps Collection: Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920

Elspeth Phelps advertisement, 1920
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps fashion house, one of a series of highly stylised and witty adverts designed by Lady Eileen Orde (daughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington)

Background imagePhelps 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 imagePhelps 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 imagePhelps Collection: The Queen of Diamonds - Shirley Kellogg in Elspeth Phelps

The Queen of Diamonds - Shirley Kellogg in Elspeth Phelps
Actress Shirley Kellogg pictured wearing an exquisite fringed dress of peau de soie embellished with silver and diamonds, the starring costume in the theatrical show

Background imagePhelps Collection: Smelter - Morenci, Arizona, USA

Smelter - Morenci, Arizona, USA
Smelter - Morenci Copper Mine, Arizona, USA. The Detroit Copper Company started mining at Morenci in 1872. Copper Queen Consolidated Mining bought the property in 1885

Background imagePhelps Collection: People on holiday at Biarritz, south west France

People on holiday at Biarritz, south west France - Rosemary Phelps Dodge and Mademoiselle Eliane O Rossdi in the modernistic garden of the Grand Hotel at Ibiarritz (top)

Background imagePhelps Collection: Pendulum of Fashion showing three London fashion outfits

Pendulum of Fashion showing three London fashion outfits
The Pendulum of Fashion showing three London fashion outfits, December 1923; two gowns by Phelps-Paquin (Elspeth Phelps and Paquin) and a Maison Lewis hat worn by Heather Thatcher Date: 1923

Background imagePhelps Collection: Music cover, The Choristers Waltz

Music cover, The Choristers Waltz by Bernard Phelps Date: 1897

Background imagePhelps Collection: Peter Pan Children Childrens Literature Story

Peter Pan Children Childrens Literature Story
peter, pan, children, childrens, literature, story, fantasy, english, illustration, arthur, rackham, barrie, kensington, gardens, 1906, 1900s, edwardian, touching, sight, two, tombstones, tombstone

Background imagePhelps Collection: Shakespeare Commemoration, Planting Oak on Primrose Hill

Shakespeare Commemoration, Planting Oak on Primrose Hill
Samuel Phelps planting the young oak tree at the foot of Primrose Hill, London, to honour the English poet, William Shakespeare. Date: 23rd April 1864

Background imagePhelps Collection: Samuel Phelps planting the young oak tree at the foot of Primrose Hill, London

Samuel Phelps planting the young oak tree at the foot of Primrose Hill, London, to honour the English poet, William Shakespeare. Date: 23rd April 1864

Background imagePhelps Collection: Evening dress by Elspeth Phelps

Evening dress by Elspeth Phelps
An artistic evening dress in a crinoline style rendered in silver lace embroidered with pale pink ostrich fronds by Elspeth Phelps. Date: 1920

Background imagePhelps Collection: Paula Gellibrand

Paula Gellibrand, wife of the 1st Marquis de Casa Maury (1898-1986), socialite, pictured in a very effective head-dress (according to The Tatler), designed for her by Elspeth Phelps. Date: 1920

Background imagePhelps Collection: Exhibition dancers: Gordon and Davico and de Suly and Phelp

Exhibition dancers: Gordon and Davico and de Suly and Phelp
Two exihibition dancers: Hazel Gordon and Vincent Davico and Marie de Suly and Billy Phelps, 1922 Date: 1922

Background imagePhelps Collection: Court gown by Elspeth Phelps

Court gown by Elspeth Phelps
Lady Eileen Orde, nee Wellesley (1887-1952), daughter of the 4th Duke of Wellington and wife of Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde, WW1 pilot

Background imagePhelps Collection: Lady Loughborough as Weeping Willow - Elspeth Phelps

Lady Loughborough as Weeping Willow - Elspeth Phelps
Sheila Chisholm, Lady Loughborough, later Lady Milbanke, pictured on the front cover of The Sketch wearing her costume for the part of Weeping Willow in the Nymphs of the Forest tableau performed at

Background imagePhelps Collection: Lillah McCarthy in Elspeth Phelps -Nymphs of Forest tableau

Lillah McCarthy in Elspeth Phelps -Nymphs of Forest tableau
Actress Lillah McCarthy pictured in a dress designed by Elspeth Phelps for the Nymphs of the Forest tableau performed at the Petticoat Lane Fair at the Albert Hall in 1917

Background imagePhelps Collection: Lovely gown worns at the Paquin Phelps soiree dansante

Lovely gown worns at the Paquin Phelps soiree dansante
A selection of gowns showcased at the Paquin Phelps soiree dansante held in March 1923 to celebrate the amalgamation of the British fashion house of Elspeth Phelps with Paquin of Paris

Background imagePhelps Collection: Mme de Kurylo wearing designs by Elspeth Phelps

Mme de Kurylo wearing designs by Elspeth Phelps
The fascinating American dancer Mme de Kurylo, performing at the Ritz in December 1920, pictured in a spread in The Sketch magazine wearing outfits by British designer Elspeth Phelps

Background imagePhelps Collection: Mrs Morrison-Bell as Oak for Nymphs of Forest tableau

Mrs Morrison-Bell as Oak for Nymphs of Forest tableau
Mrs Morrison-Bell pictured wearing a gown designed by Elspeth Phelps for the Nymphs of the Forest tableau featuring a number of society women

Background imagePhelps Collection: Evening dress by Elspeth Phelps

Evening dress by Elspeth Phelps
A dress by Elspeth Phelps - two shawls adapted and tied with a jade green ribbon at the waist. Date: 1920

Background imagePhelps Collection: Paquin Phelps advertisement, 1923

Paquin Phelps advertisement, 1923
Advertisement for Paquin Phelps of Dover Street, London, the result of an amalgamation between British designer Elspeth Phelps and the Paris fashion house Paquin in 1923. Date: 1923

Background imagePhelps Collection: Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, WW1 fashion

Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps, WW1 fashion
Advertisement for Elspeth Phelps of Albemarle St, London. Phelps was one of the leading purveyors of fine ladys fashions in London during the First World War and 1920s

Background imagePhelps Collection: Elspeth Phelps and Reggie de Veulle, 1917

Elspeth Phelps and Reggie de Veulle, 1917
The fashion designer, Elspeth Phelps, one of Londons leading couturiers during the First World War period (she later merged with Paquin) with an inset picture of her designer, Reggie de Veulle

Background imagePhelps Collection: Emmeline Pankhurst Grave Brompton Cemetary

Emmeline Pankhurst Grave Brompton Cemetary
The grave of Emmeline Pankhurst in Brompton Cemetery, London. The headstone, a celtic cross in red sandstone was designed by the sculptor Julian Phelps Allan (1892-1996)

Background imagePhelps Collection: Miracle Mile, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, USA

Miracle Mile, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, USA
Miracle Mile, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Date: 20th century

Background imagePhelps Collection: Phelps Hall and Lyceum, Yale College

Phelps Hall and Lyceum, Yale College. Date c1901

Background imagePhelps Collection: Phelps Hall and gateway, Yale College

Phelps Hall and gateway, Yale College. Date c1901

Background imagePhelps Collection: Anne Countess Antrim

Anne Countess Antrim
ANNE CATHERINE, countess of ANTRIM (nee Macdonnell) wife (1) of sir Henry Vane- Tempest, and (2) of Edward Phelps, earl of Antrim. Date: 1775 - 1834

Background imagePhelps Collection: Elizabeth Stuart Ward

Elizabeth Stuart Ward
ELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD American author, b. Boston, nee Mary Gray Phelps. m. (1888) Henry D. Ward


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