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Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Wedding of Lord Alington and Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper

Wedding of Lord Alington and Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper
Black and white photograph of the wedding of Lord Alington to Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Shaftesbury, in the Sketch of 3rd December 1928

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Advertisement for Selfridges in the Sketch

Advertisement for Selfridges in the Sketch
Black and white half page advertisement for Nursery Rhyme fancy dress characters in the Juvenile Fancy Dress Department at Selfridges

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Famous folk in wax in the Sketch

Famous folk in wax in the Sketch
Black and white photographs of famous faces made into waxworks by M Pierre Imans to adorn big shops and stores in Paris to boost sales

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Advertisement for Harrods in the Sketch

Advertisement for Harrods in the Sketch
Black and white half-page advertisement for Harrods Fancy Dress department in the Sketch, 28th November 1928. Date: 28th November 1928

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Mrs Spencer-Watson and Miss Mary Spencer-Watson

Mrs Spencer-Watson and Miss Mary Spencer-Watson
Black and white photograph in the Sketch of Mrs Spencer-Watson and Miss Mary Spencer-Watson as G Arnolfini of Luca and his Wife by J Van Eyck at the Picture Ball given by the Society of

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Mrs Ronald Armstrong-Jones in The Sketch

Mrs Ronald Armstrong-Jones in The Sketch
Black and white photograph of Mrs Ronald Armstrong-Jones dressed as Ice and Snow for the Ball of the Midnight Sun organised by Mrs Robin d Erlanger at the Park Lane Hotel

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Lady Diana Cooper in The Sketch

Lady Diana Cooper in The Sketch
Black and white photograph of Lady Diana Cooper dressed as Sir Peter Lelys Diana - complete with greyhounds - at the Picture costume ball held at the Grafton Galleries, London

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Miss Nancy Beaton

Miss Nancy Beaton
Black and white photograph of Miss Nancy Beaton in her Air dress for the Tha Ball of the Midnight Sun organised by Mrs Robin d Erlanger at the Park Lane Hotel, London on 22nd November 1928

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Greyhound racing - canine actors in the limelight

Greyhound racing - canine actors in the limelight
Sketches at White City greyhound racing stadium when the sport was enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity. A stadium was established in Manchester in 1926

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: White City greyhound racing stadium, 1927

White City greyhound racing stadium, 1927
White City stadium showing the control tower and starting boxes with the whole course lit by electricity. The stadium staged its first greyhound racing meeting in June 1927 as the sport began to

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden

Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden
A scene from the stage play, The Garden of Eden, starring the sensational Tallulah Bankhead as Toni, a former cabaret dancer who marries an upper class diplomat

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Getting Ready for the Big Fight at Olympia

Getting Ready for the Big Fight at Olympia
The worlds middle-weight boxing title - Walker and Milligan in training. Vignettes by MacMichael showing middle-weight boxers Mickey Walker

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The Houston Sisters

The Houston Sisters
British vaudeville entertainers, Renee and Billie Houston, better known as the Houston Sisters. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Sea trout fishing on Dee side

Sea trout fishing on Dee side
Sea trout angling on Dee Side. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: From Small Beginnings - the Wimbledon Leg by Fitz

From Small Beginnings - the Wimbledon Leg by Fitz
The Girl Who Started It! Cartoon by Fitz charting the rise of the shorter skirts at Wimbledon. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Women in Sport - Lili de Alvarez

Women in Sport - Lili de Alvarez
Spanish tennis player Elia " Lil� uot; lvarez (1905-1998), arriving in London for the Wimbledon championship with mascot in tow - a huge stuffed toy dog. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Charles Sabin and Edwina St. Claire - dancers

Charles Sabin and Edwina St. Claire - dancers
Proteges of Maurice - Charles Sabin and Edwina St. Claire dancing in the Midnight Follies, the cabaret at the Metropole Hotel

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The Golfers Paradise by H. M. Bateman

The Golfers Paradise by H. M. Bateman
The Golfers Paradise - Telling them What Happened at the 16th Hole. The golfing bore epitomised in this fabulous cartoon by Bateman, showing the ultimate fantasy - a golfer seated in an armchair

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: When the Sun Shines at Ascot

When the Sun Shines at Ascot
An unfamiliar view on a private footpath leading through woods and across meadows to the Grand Stand at Royal Ascot. According to the Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News - " A lovely journey

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden

Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden
The caf頤 ancer as society bride - American actress Tallulah Bankhead, a sensation on the London stage in the 1920s, as Toni Lebrun in the play, Garden of Eden at the Lyric Theatre in 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Welcoming Captain Lindbergh at Aero Club Dinner by Hynes

Welcoming Captain Lindbergh at Aero Club Dinner by Hynes
Caricatures of members of the Aero Club giving a dinner for Captain Charles Lindbergh following his record-breaking trans-Atlantic flight in May 1927. From left, Sir Philip Sassoon, Lt.-Com

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Eccles caravan advertisement

Eccles caravan advertisement
Advertisement for Eccles of Birmingham, manufacturer of trailer caravans, where you will and enjoy to the full the pleasure of open-air life at a minimum expense. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The coaching club drive from Hyde Park to Ranelagh

The coaching club drive from Hyde Park to Ranelagh
A traditional sight of the London summer Season, the Coaching Club (and often the Four-in-Hand club) setting off horse-drawn carriages from Hyde Park, destined for exclusive sporting club, Ranelagh

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Impressions and Personalities at the Florida Club

Impressions and Personalities at the Florida Club
Scenes in the Florida Club in South Bruton Mews where, the glass floor creates an effect quite unlike anything else in Town. Caricatures by Hynes include, top left, the secretary Captain J

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Celia Glyn

Celia Glyn, a minor actress appearing in a revue, Whitebirds at His Majestys Theatre in 1927, posing in profile with a white sheet draped around her. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Ladies Kennel Association Show at Olympia, 1927

Ladies Kennel Association Show at Olympia, 1927
Overhead view of the hall at Olympia during the Ladies Kennel Association Show in May 1927. With nearly 4000 entries and over 50 breeds, the King and the Prince of Wales were among the exhibitors

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The Innocent Abroad on Derby Day by Illingworth

The Innocent Abroad on Derby Day by Illingworth
The Lone Cyclist: " Excuse me, constable, is this the way to Epsom racecourse." One, perhaps rather myopic man, unfamiliar with the typical chaos on the road to Epsom on Derby Day asks a

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Running backwards racing forward runners at Harvard

Running backwards racing forward runners at Harvard
Black athlete running the 75 yards faster than forward-running sprinters could run 100 yards at Harvard Stadium in 1927. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Mrs Thornton - breeder of champion Alsatians

Mrs Thornton - breeder of champion Alsatians
Mrs Leslie Thornton, a well-known breeder of Alsatians whose kennels were at Ringmer in Sussex. Her champion, Sarelle of Soham was born in April 1923 and is shown here with all her trophies

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Betty Chester against back cloth at Duke of Yorks Theatre

Betty Chester against back cloth at Duke of Yorks Theatre
Actress Betty Chester singing The Man I Love in the " C.O.D" revue at the Duke of Yorks theatre in 1927, performing against a fantastic back cloth design by Clifford Pember showing stage

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Princess Arthur of Connaught Ladies Kennel Association show

Princess Arthur of Connaught Ladies Kennel Association show
Princess Arthur of Connaught paying a visit to the Ladies Kennel Association Show at Olympia in May 1927 and watching the parade of champions. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Picking berries by the roadside, 1927

Picking berries by the roadside, 1927
A family group pause from their motoring trip to pick berries by the side of the road. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Henry Segrave - Sunbeam Mystery at Daytona Beach

Henry Segrave - Sunbeam Mystery at Daytona Beach
Major Henry Segrave driving the Sunbeam Mystery in which he broke the world land speed record at Daytona Beach on 29 March 1927, driving over 200mph. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The Midnight Follies cabaret - the charleston

The Midnight Follies cabaret - the charleston
Dancers performing the Charleston at the Midnight Follies cabaret at the Hotel Metropole in 1927. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Henry Segraves Sunbeam racer in cross-section

Henry Segraves Sunbeam racer in cross-section
Cross section of the Sunbeam Mystery racer driven by Major Henry Segrave on Daytona Beach on 29 March 1927 being the first person to achieve over 200mph on land. Date: 1927

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937

Advert for Eugene permanent wavy hair 1937
A beautiful wave discovers new beauty in you ! 1937

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Sketch cover - Paula Gellibrand

Sketch cover - Paula Gellibrand
Front cover of The Sketch magazine featuring a photograph of the Marquise de Casa Maury, formerly miss Paula Gellibrand. Captured in a metallic dress looking through decorative wrought-metal gates by

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Wax celebrities in Paris shop windows

Wax celebrities in Paris shop windows
Celebrities of 1928 cast as wax mannequins in Paris shop windows. From top left clockwise, tennis stars Suzanne Lenglen and Helen Wills, Josephine Baker, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Fancy Dress for Winter sports holiday carnival - sprouts

Fancy Dress for Winter sports holiday carnival - sprouts
A suggestion for a fancy dress costume to wear at a carnival during a holiday at a winter sports resort from Dickins and Jones - in this case, why not go as brussels sprouts

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper (Lady Alington)

Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper (Lady Alington)
Lady Alington, formerly Lady Mary Ashley-Cooper (1902-1936), eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Shaftesbury. She married Lord Alington in 1928 and had one daughter born the following year

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Fancy Dress for Winter sports holiday carnival - radish

Fancy Dress for Winter sports holiday carnival - radish
Suggestions for a fancy dress costume appropriate for a carnival as part of a winter sports holiday programme. Available from Dickins and Jones. Date: 1928

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Barbara Cartland in the Orkneys

Barbara Cartland in the Orkneys
Page from The Sketch magazine carrying photographs of novelist and socialite, Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000), married name Mrs Barbara McCorquodale, pictured at Swanbistre

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Girls building at the Wigman School

Girls building at the Wigman School
Page from The Sketch reporting on the novel sight of girl pupils at the Mary Wigman School in Berlin working as assistants to the workmen engaged on building a new school-house

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: Advert for Stockings by Bear Brand 1935

Advert for Stockings by Bear Brand 1935
Spring calls for newst frocks - not forgettiing Bear Brands new fine gauge stockings. Spring! What joyous visions the mere word suggeats to one

Background imageImages Dated 9th October 2017: The revenge of Samson

The revenge of Samson
A series of photographs showing a fashionable 1920s lady going from long hair to a bobbed style. The period saw a huge shift in hair styles with the majority of women choosing to bob or shingle their



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