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Waistcoat Collection

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford

Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford
Studio portrait of a Victorian gardener with watering can, Chelmsford. circa 1860s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Group photo, Millwall Athletic football team

Group photo, Millwall Athletic football team
Millwall Athletic football team for the 1895-1896 season, including Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and Trainer, as well as the players themselves. circa 1895

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Carnaby Street, 1960s

Carnaby Street, 1960s
Front cover of a promotional booklet about fashion epicentre of the 1960s, Carnaby Street, London. A model poses in front of the streets various boutiques wearing a Union Jack waistcoat

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Frog in human clothing on a French postcard

Frog in human clothing on a French postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Sir Francis Crossley, businessman, philanthropist and MP

Sir Francis Crossley, businessman, philanthropist and MP
Sir Francis Crossley (1817-1872), 1st Baronet of Halifax, British carpet manufacturer, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician. Date: 1860s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Whos Absent?
Whos Absent? - Is It You? Chromolithograph recruitment poster, published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Printed by Andrew Reid and Company Limited, 50 Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Advertisement, Holt Mild Ale, Birmingham

Advertisement, Holt Mild Ale, Birmingham
Advertisement for Holt Mild Ale, Beer and Stout bottled by Charles Heeley Ltd. 1931

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Racial Type / Buchanan

Racial Type / Buchanan
James Buchanan wears checked jodhpurs, gaiters & boots, a red waistcoat, a wing collar & tie, a tweed jacket with rounded front borders & a low crowned top hat

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Harry Pollitt, Secretary of the Communist Party

Harry Pollitt, Secretary of the Communist Party
Harry Pollitt (1890-1960), Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, and head of its trade union department. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: John Maclean, Scottish teacher and revolutionary socialist

John Maclean, Scottish teacher and revolutionary socialist
John Maclean (1879-1923), Scottish schoolteacher and revolutionary Marxist socialist. He was imprisoned for his opposition to the First World War, and lost his teaching post

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Evening full dress 1807

Evening full dress 1807
Evening full dress, woman wearing plain blue dress, cut low and square at front, fastened in the center with a broach, white satin sleeves caught up with broaches, trimmed with swansdown

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Downstairs servants of a country house

Downstairs servants of a country house
Group photo, downstairs servants of a country house. circa 1900

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Aj Balfour / Roffe

Aj Balfour / Roffe
ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR 1st Earl of Balfour British politician, Conservative MP Date: 1848 - 1930

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Pauline Travis music hall male impersonator

Pauline Travis music hall male impersonator
Pauline Travis male impersonator billed as ?the new male impersonator? in 1915. Dressed as a man about town wearing evening suit, white waistcoat, top hat and monocle. Signed card. Date: circa 1915

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Model in an outdoor botanical setting

Model in an outdoor botanical setting (Kew Gardens?) in tunic waistcoat with matching skirt and tights. Date: mid 1960s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: A fop driving in the Bois de Boulogne, 1840

A fop driving in the Bois de Boulogne, 1840. Dandy in top hat and coat with monocle and whip driving a one-horse gig, woman in ermine-trim cape over a pink dress, bonnet and ermine muff

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Woman in English-style dress, era of Marie Antoinette

Woman in English-style dress, era of Marie Antoinette
Woman in English-style dress with laced bodice, era of Marie Antoinette. Robe a l Anglaise le corpsage lace par derriere. Copperplate etching by Auguste Etienne Guillaumot from Costumes et coiffures

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Man in loose fitting coat, waistcoat, trousers and boots

Man in loose fitting coat, waistcoat, trousers and boots
Man in loose fitting coat of grey cloth with velvet collar, pink-and-white check waistcoat, hazelnut colour trousers and soft boots. Handcoloured lithograph by E

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Sir Edward Elgar, English composer

Sir Edward Elgar, English composer
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934), English composer at the time of the performance of his oratorio The Dream of Gerontius at the Worcester Music Festival. 1905

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Cartoon, Business as Usual, by Rodo Pissarro, WW1

Cartoon, Business as Usual, by Rodo Pissarro, WW1
Cartoon, Business as Usual during the alterations of the Map of Europe, watercolour by Rodo Pissarro, First World War. Showing a London greengrocer standing defiantly outside his shop. circa 1915

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Sheriff Pat Garrett, American lawman

Sheriff Pat Garrett, American lawman
Patrick Floyd (Pat) Garrett (1850-1908), American lawman, sheriff, bartender and customs agent who, in around 1881, fatally shot Billy the Kid. Date: late 19th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat

Smart and Handsome British Gentleman in straw boater hat, starched collar, white tie and suit. He is boasting a well-groomed moustache and a slightly serious expression

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Sir Robert Shore Milnes, Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada

Sir Robert Shore Milnes, Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada
Sir Robert Shore Milnes (1754-1837), 1st Baronet, Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada 1799-1805, portrait by George Romney Date: circa 1800

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Adolphe Thiers, French statesman and historian

Adolphe Thiers, French statesman and historian
Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), French statesman and historian, President of France and President of the Third Republic. Date: 1868

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Fruit and Vegetables

Fruit and Vegetables
A group portrait painting consisting of a man, wearing a blue waistcoat, standing back to back, but looking over his shoulder towards his wife, who is wearing a purple dress, with a brown cloak

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Beer

Beer
A painting of a rather large man, wearing a green waistcoat and white feathered hat, enjoying a tankard of beer. Date: circa 1914

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Captain Edward J. Smith, portrait photograph

Captain Edward J. Smith, portrait photograph
Future Captain of the Titanic, Edward J. Smith - original unpublished first generation studio portrait phoograph taken in New York in 1909. 8 x 6 inches. Date: 1909

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: W H Congreve, Secretary of Birkbeck Institute, London

W H Congreve, Secretary of Birkbeck Institute, London
W H Congreve, Secretary of Birkbeck Institute, later Birkbeck College, London. Studio portrait in jacket, waistcoat and tie, captioned Mr W H Congreve'

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Percy Pitt, musical director, Covent Garden Opera

Percy Pitt, musical director, Covent Garden Opera Date: 1910

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Studio portrait of a man on a carte de visite

Studio portrait of a man on a carte de visite Date: late 19th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Middle aged man in cabinet photograph

Middle aged man in cabinet photograph
Middle aged man in a cabinet photograph Date: early 20th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Smart young man in cabinet photograph

Smart young man in cabinet photograph Date: early 20th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Norman McKinnel, actor, (1870-1932) drawn from life by R G Mathews, artist (1870-1955)

Norman McKinnel, actor, (1870-1932) drawn from life by R G Mathews, artist (1870-1955). Pencil sketch in suit and waistcoat, smoking a cigarette

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Father and son in a garden

Father and son in a garden Date: late 19th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor manager

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor manager
Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor and theatre manager. Date: 1907

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Life on a North Sea trawler - three men on deck in ordinary clothes

Life on a North Sea trawler - three men on deck in ordinary clothes, one of them writing on a piece of paper. Date: 1960s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Tailors in a workshop with coat on display

Tailors in a workshop with coat on display
A group of tailors in a workshop with a finished coat on display on a dummy. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Tailors in a workshop

Tailors in a workshop. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Sir John Tenniel, artist, illustrator and cartoonist

Sir John Tenniel, artist, illustrator and cartoonist
Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914), British artist, illustrator and political cartoonist, who had just died. Seen here with two of his most famous Punch cartoons

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Secombe Harry Sir 1921 2001 Welsh Entertainer

Secombe Harry Sir 1921 2001 Welsh Entertainer
secombe, harry, sir, 1921, 2001, welsh, entertainer, entertainment, tenor, singer, role, costume, waistcoat, buttons, hat, monocle, mr, pickwick, west, end, musical, show, charles, dickens, georgian

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Shapurji Saklatvala, British Communist politician

Shapurji Saklatvala, British Communist politician
Shapurji Saklatvala (1874-1936), British politician of Indian Parsi background. He belonged to both the Labour Party and the Communist Party of Great Britain

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Cyril Smith, British Liberal politician

Cyril Smith, British Liberal politician
Sir Cyril Smith (1928-2010), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Rochdale, Lancashire from 1972 until he retired in 1992. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Clement Richard Attlee giving a speech

Clement Richard Attlee giving a speech
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967), British Labour politician, Labour Party leader 1935-1955 and Prime Minister 1945-1951. Seen here giving a speech on behalf of the Labour Party

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Thomas Thorne as Perkyn Middlewick in Our Boys

Thomas Thorne as Perkyn Middlewick in Our Boys Date: 1890s

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Comic postcard, Railway passenger and station porter Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Railway passenger and station porter Date: 20th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Comic postcard, Little boy and old man - saving money Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boy and old man - saving money Date: 20th century

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Norman Williams, cartoonist and artist Date: circa 1930

Norman Williams, cartoonist and artist Date: circa 1930

Background imageWaistcoat Collection: Es Willard as Cyrus Blenkarn in The Middleman

Es Willard as Cyrus Blenkarn in The Middleman Date: 1890s



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