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Background imagePowder Collection: Poster advertising Sunlight Soap

Poster advertising Sunlight Soap -- for rest and leisure. Date: early 20th century

Background imagePowder Collection: Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales
View of Porthgain lime workings on the Pembrokeshire coast, West Wales. Limestone was shipped in from South Pembrokeshire to produce lime

Background imagePowder Collection: 1902 Coronation Birds Custard Powder advertisement

1902 Coronation Birds Custard Powder advertisement
A patriotic advertisement for Birds Custard Powder placed in the Coronation Number of The Graphic celebrating the Coronation of King Edward VII and featuring a crown on top of a packet. Date: 1902

Background imagePowder Collection: Advert / Schiaparelli 1938

Advert / Schiaparelli 1938
Schiaparelli " Shocking" - perfume, powder and lipstick

Background imagePowder Collection: French lady getting ready to go out in her boudoir

French lady getting ready to go out in her boudoir - she check the powder on her nose - " Yes, that is just perfect!" Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePowder Collection: International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chem

International baking powder. Manufactured by Queen City Chemical Co. Buffalo, N.Y. Advertisement for International brand baking powder, showing a cat awakened by bread rising. Date c1885

Background imagePowder Collection: Du Pont smokeless shotgun powder - the standard of the world

Du Pont smokeless shotgun powder - the standard of the world

Background imagePowder Collection: Powder Monkey by David Wright

Powder Monkey by David Wright, showing a back view of an elegantly slim woman only just covered by a fur evening coat, looking at herself in a powder compact mirror

Background imagePowder Collection: Glymiel Jelly - Nobody in OUR family suffers from chapped hands

Glymiel Jelly - Nobody in OUR family suffers from chapped hands. Glymiel Jelly stops all that. Date: c.1924

Background imagePowder Collection: Modern era. Arquebusier. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883

Modern era. Arquebusier. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imagePowder Collection: London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments

London Trade Card - William Bull, Musical Instruments - trumpets, kettledrums, French horns, speaking trumpets, hearing horns for deaf people, powder flasks

Background imagePowder Collection: Frys Cocoa advertisement by John Hassall

Frys Cocoa advertisement by John Hassall
Advert for Frys Cocoa Powder showing two burglars, delighted to discover several jars of Frys cocoa and Frys milk chocolate in a safe. 2nd December 1908

Background imagePowder Collection: Advertisement for Keatings Powder

Advertisement for Keatings Powder
An advertisement for Keatings Powder, to rid your clothes of bugs, fleas, beetles, moths, and other distressing insects. Remember to take it with you on holiday! Date: 1913

Background imagePowder Collection: Boots advertisement WW1 - comforts for the trenches

Boots advertisement WW1 - comforts for the trenches
Boots advertisement warning Remember, there are no Chemists Shops in the Trenches. Their suggestions for comforts to send to men at the front include foot comfort, Meloids for a sore throat

Background imagePowder Collection: Vim advertising insert

Vim advertising insert -- A Child Can Use It. circa 1900

Background imagePowder Collection: Max Factor make up booklet with Hollywood stars

Max Factor make up booklet with Hollywood stars
Rochelle Hudson and Bette Davis demonstrate how to apply powder and rouge respectively in a Max Factor promotional booklet. Date: 1937

Background imagePowder Collection: Advertisement, Morny Paris perfume

Advertisement, Morny Paris perfume, Essence Mysterieuse. 1918

Background imagePowder Collection: Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell

Christmas arrangement of holly, flowers and bell
Christmas arrangement of holly and flowers with a bell hanging above, all dusted with white powder

Background imagePowder Collection: Distinctions with a Difference at Gleneagles

Distinctions with a Difference at Gleneagles
Illustration showing a fashionable trio at famous Scottish golf course, Gleneagles. The chap in the middle wears wide plus fours and a lurid, patterned tank top

Background imagePowder Collection: Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement

Cephos cold and flu powder advertisement
Advert for Cephos cold and flu powder depicting a poorly looking woman, dressed rather smartly, and standing, hanging onto a strap on a bus or tube train

Background imagePowder Collection: Take Cover by Renee Charron

Take Cover by Renee Charron
Humorous illustration by Renee Charron depicting a young, glamorous woman in fur coat, evening gown and winter boots fleeing in fright as she notices Cupid attempting to shoot her with his bow

Background imagePowder Collection: Lady at dressing table - WWI postcard by George Ranstead

Lady at dressing table - WWI postcard by George Ranstead
Lovely, decorative illustration by amateur, soldier artist of the Great War, George Ranstead, depicting a lady at her dressing table. circa 1916

Background imagePowder Collection: Borwicks Prize Medal Knife Powder

Borwicks Prize Medal Knife Powder
A tin of knife polish

Background imagePowder Collection: Cat Flea Powder

Cat Flea Powder
An unsuspecting cat is stroked and lulled into a false sense of security on a cushion before being dowsed in flea powder!

Background imagePowder Collection: Advert / Vivadou Powder

Advert / Vivadou Powder
Vivadou Mavis face powder - makes your complexion irresistible!

Background imagePowder Collection: Yvette Guilbert music hall singer 1865-1944

Yvette Guilbert music hall singer 1865-1944
Yvette Guilbert (Emma Laure Guilbert) French music hall singer. Known as a ?diseuse? for her monologue-like patter songs. Here at her dressing-table preparing for a performance

Background imagePowder Collection: Billboard advertisement - Surf Washing Powder

Billboard advertisement - Surf Washing Powder
Billboard advertisement on Navigation Street, Birmingham, 12th August 1954 - Surf Washing Powder - Boils Spotless. 1954

Background imagePowder Collection: Perrault in Powder and Patch - Fmaous and Familiar fairy stories in their proper guise

Perrault in Powder and Patch - Fmaous and Familiar fairy stories in their proper guise - Bluebeard (La Barbe Bleue) - from the painting by Kay Nielsen made specially for The Illustrated London News

Background imagePowder Collection: Map of Africa, 1820

Map of Africa, 1820. Showing Morocco, Barbary and the Sahara in the north, Soudan and Guinea in the west, Khoikhoi (Hottentots) and Bantu (Caffres) in the south, and Abyssinia and Sennaar in the east

Background imagePowder Collection: The Bride, Pompeian Beauty Powder Art Panel

The Bride, Pompeian Beauty Powder Art Panel. 1926

Background imagePowder Collection: Woman applying makeup at her dressing table

Woman applying makeup at her dressing table
Before the Dance - woman applying makeup at her dressing table. 1920s

Background imagePowder Collection: Charles Tennants St. Rollox Chemical Works

Charles Tennants St. Rollox Chemical Works
St. Rollox Chemical Works in Glasgow, making dry bleaching powder which was sold world wide and grew to be the worlds largest chemical Works

Background imagePowder Collection: Mid-19th cetury brass signal cannon

Mid-19th cetury brass signal cannon
MILITARIA: a mid-19th century brass signal cannon, with cylindrical barrel on a shaped truckle base, inscribed PEACE 1856 TRUST IN PROVIDENCE AND KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY with two large spoked front

Background imagePowder Collection: 3d off Surf Washing Powder, advertising flyer

3d off Surf Washing Powder, advertising flyer
3d (three pence) off Surf Washing Powder, advertising flyer in shape of 12-sided threepenny coin Date: 1958

Background imagePowder Collection: Former Old Lion Inn - the Gunpowder Plot House, Dunchurch

Former Old Lion Inn - the Gunpowder Plot House, Dunchurch
The former Old Lion Inn, also known as the Gunpowder Plot House, Dunchurch, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imagePowder Collection: White Star Line, RMS Doric, cut glass powder pot

White Star Line, RMS Doric, cut glass powder pot
White Star Line, RMS Doric souvenir silver plated cut glass powder pot with butterfly decoration to top. 3ins

Background imagePowder Collection: La Petite Poudreuse, The Little Powder

La Petite Poudreuse, The Little Powder
This coloured sketch shows a young lady applying powder at her dressing table mirror, with a smile on her face and blushing cheeks, she is nearly ready to go out. Date: circa 1901

Background imagePowder Collection: Music cover, Patches & Powder Entracte

Music cover, Patches & Powder Entracte by Cecil Wynne Date: 1915

Background imagePowder Collection: Morny Freres June Roses Advertisement

Morny Freres June Roses Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Morny Freres Limited, London based chemist-perfumers. The image promotes a range of toilet products fragrant with parfum, June Roses

Background imagePowder Collection: Morny Freres Mysterieuse Advertisement

Morny Freres Mysterieuse Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Morny Freres Limited, London based Chemist and perfumers. The image promotes a range of Essence Mysterieuse products, including toilet water, bath salts

Background imagePowder Collection: Advert for Tsang-Ihang face powder

Advert for Tsang-Ihang face powder, offering perfect complexion. Date: 1925

Background imagePowder Collection: The Particular Service Squadron in Ireland

The Particular Service Squadron in Ireland
The Particular Service Squadron in Bantry Bay, Ireland. Assembled as part of a fleet for Baltic operations, primarily against their Russian counterparts

Background imagePowder Collection: Modern age. Imperial artillery (from the Bologna Procession)

Modern age. Imperial artillery (from the Bologna Procession). Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imagePowder Collection: Advert for Max Factor face powder, Lana Turner

Advert for Max Factor face powder, Lana Turner
Advert for Max Factor face powder, as worn by Lana Turner, MGM film star in Green Dolphin Street Date: 1948

Background imagePowder Collection: Advert, Brown & Polson's Custard Powder

Advert, Brown & Polson's Custard Powder - have you tried it? Date: 1938

Background imagePowder Collection: Dearborn Portrait Advertisement

Dearborn Portrait Advertisement
An advertisement for Dearborn Ltd, providers of cosmetics, including face powder, shampoo and face cream. The portrait photo is of Signorina Toti Dal Monte, a brilliant operatic prima donna

Background imagePowder Collection: Yardley & Co Advertisement

Yardley & Co Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Yardley & Co, a perfumery and fine soap maker established in 1770. The illustrations show the art in perfumery

Background imagePowder Collection: Williams Talc Powder Advertisement

Williams Talc Powder Advertisement
An advertisement illustration for Williams Talc Powder. The fragrance of an old-fashioned garden, promoting a nostalgia, the purity of mountain air and the softness of thistle down



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