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Sun Bathing Collection

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Juan les Pins travel poster

Juan les Pins travel poster
Poster advertising the fashionable resort of Juan les Pins on the Cote d Azur in the Alpes Maritime region of South East France

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Poster advertising Antibes

Poster advertising Antibes
Poster for PLM advertising Antibes in the South of France

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Pin-up calendar girl by David Wright, 1955

Pin-up calendar girl by David Wright, 1955
A blonde woman, who looks as if she is sunbathing topless, turns round to look seductively at the viewer, as she swings her sunglasses in one hand. Date: 1955

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Eastbourne Pier 1950S

Eastbourne Pier 1950S
Holidaymakers and day trippers on the beach at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, beside Eastbourne Pier

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Canberra: the swimming-pool

Canberra: the swimming-pool
Colour illustration depicting the swimming pool of P&Os super-liner Canberra. Designed by architects Casson and Rendle, the pool was of white mosaic and set within tiers of sunbathing terraces

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Girls on Sun Bed

Girls on Sun Bed
A group of factory girls from Leeds, Yorkshire, England, topping up their tans with the aid of sunray treatment. Shame about the goggles... Date: early 1930s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Juan Les Pins, Darling

Juan Les Pins, Darling
Juan Les Pins, Cote D Azur, France: bronzed blonde, sunglasses in hand, reclines in a deckchair to enjoy a lager while she tops up her tan. N.B beach showers

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: The Plane - and the Beautiful by Albert Bailey

The Plane - and the Beautiful by Albert Bailey
A group of young women, attired in elegant swimwear, wave to an aeroplane flying up ahead. Date: 1927

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Poster advertising Val d Esquieres, South of France

Poster advertising Val d Esquieres, South of France
Poster advertising the resort of Val D Esquieres between Sainte Maxime and St Raphael on the Cote d Azur, South of France

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Poster advertising Union Castle

Poster advertising Union Castle cruises around South Africa -- tourist class is budget travel

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Accessories for Sunshine, 1954

Accessories for Sunshine, 1954
A woman sits enjoying the holiday sunshine surrounded by raffia accessories including a huge coolie hat, natural sandals, red sandals, a cone bag, an Ascher cotton square in diced blue and white

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Zon Sunbathing Oil 1930S

Zon Sunbathing Oil 1930S
Zon sunbathing oil which makes you a glorious brown

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Advert for Beetham Larola suntan lotion 1940

Advert for Beetham Larola suntan lotion 1940
Sun tan without sun burn. To suntan becomingly yet without painful sunburn, the skin should always be bathed with larola. Exposure to sun

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Poster advertising Sunbeam motor cycles

Poster advertising Sunbeam motor cycles. Five sunbathing beauties are chatted up by a handsome motor cyclist

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Women Sunbathers 1930S

Women Sunbathers 1930S
Three young women sunbathing in bathing caps, holding their faces up to the sun and sitting on wicker chairs

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Woman lying on her front by David Wright

Woman lying on her front by David Wright
A drawing by pin-up artist David Wright of a woman in a swimsuit or lingerie lying on her front, possibly sunbathing. Date: c.1944

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: The Bystander masthead by Tony Castle, 1930

The Bystander masthead by Tony Castle, 1930
Bystander masthead design by Tony Castle featuring a number of beauties on a beach dressed in bathing suits, sun hats and holding parasols

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: All clear by Merlin Enabnit

All clear by Merlin Enabnit
Brunette pin up girl by Merlin Enabnit (1903-1979) sunbathing in an orange swimsuit. Enabnit was born in Des Moines, Iowa and was a successful commercial artist

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Art deco illustration of women in in bathing suit, 1924

Art deco illustration of women in in bathing suit, 1924. Artwork by Charles LeMaire Date: 1924

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: London Heatwave 1989

London Heatwave 1989
Londoners sunbathing in Soho Square during a heatwave, which lasted for several weeks. Date: 1989

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Art deco illustration of women sunbathing, 1920s

Art deco illustration of women sunbathing, 1920s, using Helena Rubinstein sunbathing oil Date: 1920s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Ladies Sunbathing 1905

Ladies Sunbathing 1905
German ladies sunbathing for reasons of health : the Germans are pioneers in appreciating the health benefits of fresh air and sunlight

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Bi oro advertising poster

Bi oro advertising poster
Poster advertising Bi-oro suntan oils and creams, showing a conker brown lady in a yellow swimsuit rubbing in more cream

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Illustration from Paris Plaisirs number 41, November 1925

Illustration from Paris Plaisirs number 41, November 1925
" Illustration " Le Soleil Accuse (the sun accused - the effects of sunbathing) by Laboccetta from Paris Plaisirs number 41, November 1925" Date: 1925

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Advert for Beetham Larola skin care protection 1931

Advert for Beetham Larola skin care protection 1931
For the sun bather Fashionable women use Larola because it is a sure protection against exposure to sun or wind. Larola enables you to tan without blistering and keep a lovely, healthy

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: The Bathing Plage at Nice by Howard K. Elcock

The Bathing Plage at Nice by Howard K. Elcock
A November study in the sunshine at Nice where blue skies, warm sun and gleaming water attract smart society away from the drab British weather for a holiday

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Humorist front cover featuring Bonzo

Humorist front cover featuring Bonzo
Lovely front cover of the Humorist magazine, featuring Bonzo, the canine creation of artist George Studdy enjoying some tanning time of the beach. Date: 1934

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Sidelights of the Lido by Gilbert Rumbold

Sidelights of the Lido by Gilbert Rumbold
Artists impression of some aspects of life at the Lido in Venice during the 1920s, showing smart society attending fashion fetes, wearing period costume designed by Brunelleschi

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Pin-up sunbathing by David Wright

Pin-up sunbathing by David Wright
A pin-up by David Wright wearing a backless halter neck sundress. c.1945

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: The Three Graces of Hollywood, Ames, Dee and Wood

The Three Graces of Hollywood, Ames, Dee and Wood
Three Paramount movie stars, Adrienne Ames, Frances Dee and Judith Wood pose for an atmospheric photograph on the beach in California. Date: 1931

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Silhouette of a man sunbathing

Silhouette of a man sunbathing
Proceeds methodically to tan his face -- silhouette of a middle-aged man sunbathing, while a girl sits reading at his feet

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Sun Lounger

Sun Lounger
A happy blonde woman, flipping through a magazine, whilst sunbathing on her patio sun lounger! Date: 1960s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Sunbathing

Sunbathing

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Yawning Tiger

Yawning Tiger
A tiger yawns widely, bored of sunbathing! Date: 1930s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Southwold, Suffolk - view of the beach

Southwold, Suffolk - view of the beach
A lovely view of Southwold, Suffolk - the beach with bathing machines Date: circa 1908

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: SUN LOTION

SUN LOTION
Heatwave beauty hint - beware of blistered arms! Sun tan oil rubbed into the arms and neck before exposure to the sun, will avoid blistering and produce a smooth, even tan! Date: 1930s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Nose Sunburn Protector

Nose Sunburn Protector
Sunburned noses are a no no on the fashionable ski slopes of St. Moritz, Switzerland. Our model wears a nifty nose protector to keep her nose out of trouble. Date: 1930s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Littlehampton Common

Littlehampton Common
Sunbathing on deckchairs and enjoying the good summer weather at Littlehampton Common, West Sussex, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Lido Sunbathers

Lido Sunbathers

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: David Wright woman in a red bikini on the beach

David Wright woman in a red bikini on the beach
Elegant woman in a red bikini and wide-brimmed hat, sitting on the beach. David Wright (1912 - 1967), was a popular British artist specialising in glamour

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Girls Sunbathing on Sand

Girls Sunbathing on Sand
Girls sunbathing on the sand. Date: 1920s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Art deco sketch of sunbathers at Deauville, 1927

Art deco sketch of sunbathers at Deauville, 1927 Date: 1926

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Advert for suntan cream from Jean Patou, Paris 1930

Advert for suntan cream from Jean Patou, Paris 1930

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Sketch of fashionable beach, 1920s

Sketch of fashionable beach, 1920s
Sketch of fashionable beach at Deauville, 1920s. Artwork by Wynn Date: 1929

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Art deco illustration, 1920s

Art deco illustration, 1920s

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Sketch of bathing outfits, 1923

Sketch of bathing outfits, 1923 Date: 1923

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Spanish refugees WWII

Spanish refugees WWII
Mexico-bound refugees sunbathing during voyage to Mexico during World War II. The photo was taken on the steamer Sinaia when she crossed the Atlantic carrying sixteen hundred Spanish refugees to Vera

Background imageSun Bathing Collection: Family on beach

Family on beach
A glamorous family on the beach - a blonde woman in a bikini sunbathes while a boy plays on a swing and a man in white bathing trunks looks on



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