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Skins Collection (#2)

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for London Shoe Company 1898

Advert for London Shoe Company 1898
A selection of victorian boots, real whale skin for shooting, ladys field boot made from tan or blacking calf, button or lace, smart toe brogues

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for International Fur Store silver-fox capes 1937

Advert for International Fur Store silver-fox capes 1937
Three models wearing fashionable silver-fox capes. 1937

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Mayflowa crocodile and lizard womens shoes 1923

Advert for Mayflowa crocodile and lizard womens shoes 1923
Mayflowa crocodile and lizard shoes. Available from The House of Abbott, in Regent Street, London. 1923

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Jays womens quality furs 1934

Advert for Jays womens quality furs 1934
Jays international fur store. 1934

Background imageSkins Collection: Three Shilluk Warriors of the Upper Nile, Sudan, Africa

Three Shilluk Warriors of the Upper Nile, Sudan, Africa - bearing traditional weapons and displaying feather-topped topknots (one bearing the full head of what appears to be a crane) Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Two Inuit Girls - Nugsuak, Qsuitsup, Greenland

Two Inuit Girls - Nugsuak, Qsuitsup, Greenland
Two Eskimo (Inuit) girls at Nugsuak, Qsuitsup, North West Greenland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit Eskimo Women

Inuit Eskimo Women
Canadian Inuit Women

Background imageSkins Collection: Uganda - The Royal Family - children

Uganda - The Royal Family - children
The happy Family of the Omukama of Toro, Uganda, wearing beads and leopard/cheetah skins

Background imageSkins Collection: Canadian Fur Exhibit - London Exhibition

Canadian Fur Exhibit - London Exhibition
Canadian Fur Exhibit by Holt, Renfrew and Co, Ltd. of Toronto (est. 1837) at the Franco-British Exhibition, London 1908

Background imageSkins Collection: Eskimo Ladies from Alaska

Eskimo Ladies from Alaska
Four Eskimo Ladies from Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska. The woman on the left is wearing (interestingly) a very western pair of lace-up shoes as opposed to her fellows in traditional fur boots!

Background imageSkins Collection: Helpful suggestions for fashion, January 1913

Helpful suggestions for fashion, January 1913
Women models wearing the latest fashionable garments, leopard skin coat with softer fur collar, sapphire blue corded-velvet dress with widely-cut sleeves with ruffles

Background imageSkins Collection: Vogue for velvet and fur 1913

Vogue for velvet and fur 1913
Women models wearing the lastest fashionable garments. 1913

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Goochs toddlers clothing 1915

Advert for Goochs toddlers clothing 1915
Everything for the little folks. Fashionable clothing for toddler from frocks, pyjamas, tunic suits and winter coats, all available from Gooch s, Departmant in Brompton Road, S.W, London. 1915

Background imageSkins Collection: Cabin by the Tyin Lake, Jotunheimen National Park, Norway

Cabin by the Tyin Lake, Jotunheimen National Park, Norway
Hunting party sitting outside a ccabin decorated with reindeer antlers - by the Tyin Lake, Jotunheimen national park, Bitihorn, Besseggen, Norway. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSkins Collection: Locals - Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Locals - Samarkand, Uzbekistan Date: 1907

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Asprey dressing case 1934

Advert for Asprey dressing case 1934
Asprey dressing cases Date: 1934

Background imageSkins Collection: Woman wearing animal clothing and accessories

Woman wearing animal clothing and accessories
Young woman covered in head to toe in animal clothing and accessories, walking her chimp on a lead. Date: 1927

Background imageSkins Collection: A wolf hunt - Russia

A wolf hunt - Russia
A wolf hunt in Russia. Mainly hunted for sport, for their skins or to protect livestock Date: 1913

Background imageSkins Collection: Fairies roasting their dinner on a Christmas card

Fairies roasting their dinner on a Christmas card
Some rather savage-looking fairies wearing rodent skins in the snow, roasting a rat over the fire for their dinner on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSkins Collection: ST Simeon the Ancient

ST Simeon the Ancient
Saint Simeon the Ancient (? - ?390) - Syrian saint who lived in a cave

Background imageSkins Collection: TANNER 1827

TANNER 1827
" The art of the tanner consists in converting the gelatinous part of the skins of animals into the substance called leather by impregnating it with tannin". Date: 1827

Background imageSkins Collection: Native American chief, Mah-To-Toh-Pa

Native American chief, Mah-To-Toh-Pa
Mah-To-Toh-Pa, Chief of the Mandan tribe, wearing a large feathered headdress and carrying a spear. Date: circa 1855

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for International Fur Store 1886

Advert for International Fur Store 1886
Victorian women wearing fur coats, full length and well fitted seal jacket. 1886

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for International Fur Store 1937

Advert for International Fur Store 1937
Two models wearing three-quarter length furs in mink and cat. Date: 1937

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for International Fur Store 1882

Advert for International Fur Store 1882
Victorian women wearing full length fur coat covering her bustle. 1882

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Debenham & Freebody womens furs 1911

Advert for Debenham & Freebody womens furs 1911
Fashionable womens long fur coats. 1911

Background imageSkins Collection: Ceremony at a German tribal meeting Men wearing

Ceremony at a German tribal meeting Men wearing
Ceremony at a German tribal meeting. Men wearing wreaths, animal skins and antlers.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalarts Historical Picture of the Costumes of the Principal

Background imageSkins Collection: Natives of Patagonia in a hut made out of branches

Natives of Patagonia in a hut made out of branches and animal skins.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsches Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageSkins Collection: Selkup children, North Siberia (Northern minority)

Selkup children, North Siberia (Northern minority). Children playing with elk skin, near river Taz, North Tumen region, Russia

Background imageSkins Collection: Distributing water, Golden Gate, Jerusalem

Distributing water, Golden Gate, Jerusalem
Distributing water at the Golden Gate, Jerusalem. Date: 1920s

Background imageSkins Collection: Interior at Denham Court, Denham, Buckinghamshire

Interior at Denham Court, Denham, Buckinghamshire
Amazing interior of the hall at Denham Court, Denham, Buckinghamshire, showing typical late Victorian, early Edwardina oppulance, with patterned wallpaper, statues, a portable organ, statuary

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Mayflowa crocodile, ostrich and lizard shoes 1926

Advert for Mayflowa crocodile, ostrich and lizard shoes 1926
Complete range of Mayflowa women reptile shoes. Available from The House of Abbott, in Regents and Oxford Street, London. 1926

Background imageSkins Collection: Mussocks (animal skins) for river crossing, India

Mussocks (animal skins) for river crossing, India
People carrying mussocks (animal skins) for river crossing, India. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Mayflowa town walking womens shoes 1923

Advert for Mayflowa town walking womens shoes 1923
Mayflowa shoes. Every ladys wardrobe should contain one or more pairs of the shoes shown in our new brochure. Date: 1923

Background imageSkins Collection: Eskimo children

Eskimo children
Three happy eskimo children dressed in their fathers catch of seal skins. Date: 1934

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Asprey dressing case 1928

Advert for Asprey dressing case 1928
A seletion of dressing vanity travel cases, made from crushed morocco and pigskins and fittings in silver gilt and enamel. 1928

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Asprey hand bags & clutches 1928

Advert for Asprey hand bags & clutches 1928
A wide variety of hand bags and clutches, available from Asprey of Bond Street. 1928

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Gorringes reptile shoes

Advert for Gorringes reptile shoes
Lizard skin shoes for women, sport shoe with low leather heel and welted sole, and buckle to the side, graceful court style is made in black

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert by Asprey compact dressing case 1937

Advert by Asprey compact dressing case 1937
Cases for light weight travel complete and compact. Date: 1937

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Mayflowa reptile women shoes 1926

Advert for Mayflowa reptile women shoes 1926
Mayflowa reptile shoes. A seletion of mid 1920s lizard, leopard, snake, crocodile skins. 1926

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Lilley & Skinner tennis shoes 1928

Advert for Lilley & Skinner tennis shoes 1928
Seletion of tennis shoes for women. 1928

Background imageSkins Collection: Bewick - Musk Ox

Bewick - Musk Ox
(ovibos muschatus) The North American Musk Bull or Musk Ox provided food and skins to Native Americans. Date: 1790

Background imageSkins Collection: Djibouti, East Africa - Sellers of Animal Hides

Djibouti, East Africa - Sellers of Animal Hides
Djibouti, East Africa (then French Somaliland) - Sellers of Animal Hides. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit - Family by their Summer Residence

Inuit - Family by their Summer Residence Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit - Mother and Children on the Polar Ice by their tent

Inuit - Mother and Children on the Polar Ice by their tent, with block ice entrance. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: A native of Northern Russia with longbow and arrows

A native of Northern Russia with longbow and arrows wearing decorated skin clothing Date: circa 1901

Background imageSkins Collection: St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch

St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch
Wharf at St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch. Date: 1902

Background imageSkins Collection: Water Carriers - Constantinople, Turkey

Water Carriers - Constantinople, Turkey Date: circa 1900



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