Streamline Fuselage by David Wright
Streamline Fuselage by David Wright, showing a red-haired woman in pink and black polka dot lingerie, stockings and stilletos, stretching out her legs. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or 'pin-ups' for 'The Sketch' during the 1940's. David Wright's 'Lovelies' proved hugely popular and adorned practically every military mess, bunker, dormitory or club room in the country during World War II.
© Estate of David Wright/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
Sea-suits for sunning and swimming 1930
Women models relaxing with the latest beach pyjamas, (left model), Distinctly nautical air, and is made of sponge cloth and cotton in natural colours with wavy stripes, from Army and Navy Stores. (below model), Kilted shorts over a one-piece polka dot swim suit. (right model), Green linen trousers a shantung blouse and a printed linen coat finished off with a Chinese hat.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Music cover, Sunbeam Polka
Music cover, Sunbeam Polka, by Nellie Varney, dedicated to Lady Brassey (Anna Brassey), who wrote a popular travel book entitled A Voyage in the Sunbeam.
circa late 1870s
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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