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Slip Collection

Background imageSlip 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 imageSlip Collection: Sailors Knots

Sailors Knots
A variety of knots used by sailors for a variety of purposes. Some run, some slip, others stay put... Date: 1926

Background imageSlip Collection: Breakdancing

Breakdancing
A breakdancer spins round on his back and stuns his teenage onlookers. Note the profusion of of white clothes and stilettos, slip-on shoes with white socks, perms and mullets

Background imageSlip Collection: Topping Book / Lacrosse

Topping Book / Lacrosse
English schoolgirl playing lacrosse Date: circa 1935

Background imageSlip Collection: Fishing Waders

Fishing Waders
Thigh length rubber fishing waders and boots with anti- slip studs on the soles. Date: 1960s

Background imageSlip Collection: Girl in her underwear riding a large Easter egg

Girl in her underwear riding a large Easter egg
A girl in her underwear riding a large Easter egg

Background imageSlip Collection: Advert for Gorringes womens underwear 1927

Advert for Gorringes womens underwear 1927
Advertisement for F. G Ravissant undergarments, the newest fashion of wrap-around corsets lightly boned, with dainty embroidered silk lacing and ribbon and buttoning. 1927

Background imageSlip Collection: Cleethorpes / Promenade

Cleethorpes / Promenade
Cleethorpes, Humberside (formerly north-east Lincolnshire): Promenade and Slip Date: 1906

Background imageSlip Collection: Advert for Morley silk stockings 1931

Advert for Morley silk stockings 1931
Morley silk stockings British from top - to - toe. Date: 1931

Background imageSlip Collection: Harland & Wolff - promotional brochure

Harland & Wolff - promotional brochure
Harland and Wolff - extremely rare Harland & Wolff promotional brochure. This soft-bound volume includes company history and information

Background imageSlip Collection: Womens lingerie 1932

Womens lingerie 1932
A selection of lingerie, with lace, crepe-de-Chine of taffetas. Date: 1932

Background imageSlip Collection: Sponge diver loses his footing

Sponge diver loses his footing
Diving for sponges off the Tunisian coast, diver loses a leg to a shark

Background imageSlip Collection: Advert for Frontier by Joyce California shoes 1941

Advert for Frontier by Joyce California shoes 1941
Gallant and gay. if yours is a border-line case of not knowing whether to buy on style or economy, we d suggest you look at Cool-ees by Joyce

Background imageSlip Collection: Getting out of Bed 1950S

Getting out of Bed 1950S
Pretty brunette, with arching eyebrows, climbs out of bed upon waking. Her bedtime reading lies on the floor next to her bed

Background imageSlip Collection: Four costumes representing Maytime Modes. Suggestions

Four costumes representing Maytime Modes. Suggestions for dancers both on and off the stage, 1928, Top left: sophisticated simplicity - a gown of black satin crepe

Background imageSlip Collection: Womens undergarments 1935

Womens undergarments 1935
Double page catalogue of womens underwear from 1935. Date: 1935

Background imageSlip Collection: SLIPS & KNICKERS 1935 SLIPS & KNICKERS 1935

SLIPS & KNICKERS 1935 SLIPS & KNICKERS 1935
Fashionable lingerie in art silk: sets composed of a slip with lace yoke & directoire knickers, or a slip & French knickers, plus a nightgown with bow trim. Date: 1935

Background imageSlip Collection: Boat launch Robin Hoods Bay

Boat launch Robin Hoods Bay
Using an old farm tractor, three fishermen wearing oilskins launch a small lobster boat down the wet cobble slip of Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1990

Background imageSlip Collection: Cunard Line, QE2 - celebration album in slip case cover

Cunard Line, QE2 - celebration album in slip case cover
Cunard Line, Isle of Man Post Office QE2 Farewell Season Celebration. Limited edition 156 of 189 QE2 Farewell Season Celebration large 14.5 x 14 inches album in slip case cover

Background imageSlip Collection: RMS Queen Mary ready for launch on River Clyde

RMS Queen Mary ready for launch on River Clyde
RMS Queen Mary ready to slip into the canalised River Clyde Date: 1936

Background imageSlip Collection: Wartime advert for the Poker Flat range from Joyce Shoes. Date: 1943

Wartime advert for the Poker Flat range from Joyce Shoes. Date: 1943

Background imageSlip Collection: NALGO union members campaigning with placards

NALGO union members campaigning with placards
NALGO (National and Local Government Officers Association) union members, gas office and fitting staff, campaigning with placards outside the headquarters of the North Thames gas board, 14 July 1981

Background imageSlip Collection: Page of fashion adverts - June 1921

Page of fashion adverts - June 1921
Page of four fashion adverts for womenand children's clothing, from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, June 1921

Background imageSlip Collection: An inside view of a covered slip, with overhead travelling cranes at the Germania yard at Kiel

An inside view of a covered slip, with overhead travelling cranes at the Germania yard at Kiel, Germany. The ship being built is Battleship L'. Date: 1902

Background imageSlip Collection: Comic postcard, Couple in bedroom, phone call Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple in bedroom, phone call Date: 20th century

Background imageSlip Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman sliding into the sea

Comic postcard, Large woman sliding into the sea Date: 20th century

Background imageSlip Collection: Comic postcard, Young woman arrives at the seaside Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Young woman arrives at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageSlip Collection: Comic postcard, Girl slips through chair Date: early 20th century

Comic postcard, Girl slips through chair Date: early 20th century

Background imageSlip Collection: Comic postcard, Rickshaw ride - My word if you slip on the gravel

Comic postcard, Rickshaw ride - My word if you slip on the gravel! Date: 20th century

Background imageSlip Collection: Men falling on ice skates, another falling through

Men falling on ice skates, another falling through the ice, woman falling off her chair, on a frozen pond. Miseries of Games, Sports, etc

Background imageSlip Collection: Woman in seethrough slip groped by two men

Woman in seethrough slip groped by two men in a dark bedroom near a cradle. The innkeepers wife seduced by Pinucio and another guest. The cradle. Le Berceau

Background imageSlip Collection: Grace Adrian, actress

Grace Adrian, actress. 1939

Background imageSlip Collection: Womens petticoats 1935

Womens petticoats 1935
Double page catalogue of a selection womens full length petticoats. Date: 1935

Background imageSlip Collection: Latest summer fashion from Paris, dress or undress? Decollete and slit up

Latest summer fashion from Paris, dress or undress? Decollete and slit up, but not clinging. Date: 1913

Background imageSlip Collection: My Fancy Dress by Pierrot

My Fancy Dress by Pierrot

Background imageSlip Collection: Home Sweet Home -- a tumble on the ice

Home Sweet Home -- a tumble on the ice. (2 of 5) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSlip Collection: Advert for Stockings by Bear Brand 1934

Advert for Stockings by Bear Brand 1934
Bear Brand Supreme, womens stockings. Date: 1934

Background imageSlip Collection: Advert for Dorothy Perkins - womens undergarments 1928

Advert for Dorothy Perkins - womens undergarments 1928
A selection page of undergarments for women in 1928, available at Dorothy Perkins, at Oxford Street. Date: 1928

Background imageSlip Collection: FEMALE TYPE / RAISED SKIRT

FEMALE TYPE / RAISED SKIRT
A smiling young Frenchwoman raises the skirt of her slip. Date: 1920s

Background imageSlip Collection: FEMALE TYPE / READING BOOK

FEMALE TYPE / READING BOOK
A smiling young Frenchwoman in slip, hat, stockings and shoes - shes holding a book, but looking at the camera. Date: 1920s

Background imageSlip Collection: ADVERT / HOLEPROOF 1924

ADVERT / HOLEPROOF 1924
Advertisement for Holeproof Hosiery. Date: 1924

Background imageSlip Collection: EVENING DRESS 1819

EVENING DRESS 1819
Gauze round dress with pink spots over white satin slip; flounces of blond lace at the hem. The bodice is cut low revealing the shoulders & is trimmed with bows. Date: 1819

Background imageSlip Collection: Girl in a Slip - Photo

Girl in a Slip - Photo
A young woman sits on a chair arm in what could either be described as a chemise or slip. Date: 1920s

Background imageSlip Collection: The New Compensation Act - 1906 - Butler takes a tumble

The New Compensation Act - 1906 - Butler takes a tumble
The New Compensation Act - Butler " Heres a go. I m goin to break me leg" - a Butler is not unduly concerned at his tumble down the stairs to the wine cellar

Background imageSlip Collection: Girls at Hamilton House School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Girls at Hamilton House School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSlip Collection: Harland & Wolff Collection - National Museums NI

Harland & Wolff Collection - National Museums NI
Port stern view on old No. 9 slip, renumbered 4, North Yard, prior to launch. Ship No: 300. Name: Canada. Type: Passenger Ship. Tonnage: 8800. Launch: 14 May 1896. Delivery: 26 September 1896

Background imageSlip Collection: The Sport of Kings by Ian Hay

The Sport of Kings by Ian Hay
Promotional postcard for The Sport of Kings by Ian Hay. First produced at the Savoy Theatre, 8th September 1924. Billed as a racing comedy

Background imageSlip Collection: Three girls in school uniform in a garden

Three girls in school uniform in a garden
Three smiling girls in school uniform in a garden. Date: circa 1920s



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