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Fashion in photographs, 1920-1940

Author: Elizabeth Owen; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford, 1993.
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Featured in this book are 150 period photographs showing a wide variety of dress worn between 1920 and 1940. Although some of the photographs are studio portraits of the rich and famous, the middle classes are also represented here, as are politicians and intellectuals, whose dress is often in telling contrast to the lavish fabrics and impractical designs worn by high society. Each photograph is accompanied by a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Owen; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0713462086 9780713462081
OCLC Number: 28479389
Notes: "In association with the National Portrait Gallery."
"The fourth book in a new series of Batsford fashion guides"--Jacket.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1920-25: Sybil, Countess of Rocksavage --
Pamela, Lady Glenconner --
Queen Alexandra --
Athene Seyler --
Margaret Odeh --
Grace, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleson --
Miss Byron --
Ivy Tresmand --
Sybil Thorndike, Florence Saunders and Florence Buckton --
Marjorie Gordon --
Annie, Baroness Herschelle --
Madge Saunders --
Tallulah Bankhead --
Richard Grenville Verney, 19th Baron Willoughby de Broke --
The Hon. John Southwell --
Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners --
Edward Strachey, 1st Baron Strachie --
Lytton Strachey, Duncan Grant and Clive Bell --
Edward, Prince of Wales --
The Prince of Wales --
William, 2nd Earl of Dudley, and Major Dudley Gilroy --
Leslie Henson and Guy Fare --
Basil Foster --
William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp, and Viscount Elmley --
Cecil Beaton --
Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon --
Viscountess Astor and her sons Michael and John --
Lady Newman and her children Annabel and Cecil --
Mrs. Cuthbert Orde and her children --
Agnes Glynne --
The Hon. Mrs. Charles Wild and her sons Charles and Reginald --
Lydia Sokolova and Leon Woizikovsky --
The Hon. Evelyn Handcock and Charles Gairdner. 1926-30: Ivy Tresmand and friends --
Miss J. G. H. Deane --
The Hon. Flora Fitzmaurice Harman and her daughter --
Valerie Taylor --
Violet Cressy-Marcks --
Edith Sitwell --
Lady Ottoline Morrell --
Miss B. Finucani --
Diana Crawley --
Paula Gellibrand, Marquise de Casa Maury --
Baba d'Erlanger, Princesse de Faucigny Lucinge --
Women MPs of the Labour Party --
Constance Bryans --
Mrs A. L. Spafford --
Mrs. B. B. Thornton --
The Hon. Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawake --
Phillis, Comtesse de Janzé --
Miss Morrogh --
June Molyneux --
Laap Kong Chan --
Charles Spurr-Harding --
Henry 'Bunny' Austin --
Bunny Austin with Alfred Wolmack --
Henry de Vere Stacpoole --
Sir Frederick Lewis --
W. H. Auden --
Wynter wedding group --
The Railway Club --
G. K. Chesterton --
Sir Henry Lytton --
Archibald Fenner Brockway --
Major Casey --
Aldous Huxley --
Gerald, 7th Baron Foley, his wife Minoru and their chauffeur --
R. S. Halden and guests at the Chelsea Arts Club ball --
The Mumford family --
Mr. and Mrs. R. Swainson and their son --
Caleb Saleeby and Muriel Billinge --
The Hon. Patrick Vanden-Vempde-Johnstone and Mrs. Marie-Louise Myburgh --
Mrs. W. Blomfield and her sons --
Vicsount Wimborne and guests at a country-house party. 1931-35: Dorothy Bartlam --
Belle Crystall --
Agnes, Duchess of Leinster --
Elizabeth Allan --
René Ray --
Diana Mitford --
Madge Titheradge and Edna Best --
Gertrude Lawrence --
Iris Baker --
Winifred Paget --
The Hon. Mrs. Arthur Asquith and her daughters --
Mrs. Peter Quennell --
Ann Todd --
Lady Dick --
Nancy Mitford --
Sarah Churchill --
James Ramsay MacDonald and the 7th Marquess of Londonderry --
Stanley Baldwin, J. H. Thomas and the Mayor of Southampton --
Fred Perry --
Edward Russell, 2nd Baron Russell of Liverpool --
King Georve V and the Manchester City football team --
Hugh Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale --
The Earl of Lonsdale with Bertram Mills and J. S. Elias --
Walt Disney --
Anthony Eden --
Paul Tanqueray and Ethel Mannin --
Pamela and Mary Wellesley and Charles Grant --
Sir Hugh Smiley and Nancy Beaton --
Charles, 1st Viscount Wakefield, and Viscountess Wakefield --
Sir William Reid Dick and family --
Staff of the National Provincial Bank --
Charles Sackville-West, 4th Baron Sackville, and his wife Anne --
A film set at Teddington Studios --
Ivor Novello and Leontine Sagan --
The Duke and Duchess of York with their daughters, and the Duke and Duchess of Kent. 1936-40: E. M. Delafield --
Christina Foyle --
Pamela Hansford Johnson --
The Misses Violet and May Wilson --
Noel Streatfeild --
Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret --
Diana Wynyard --
Virginia Cherrill, Countess of Jersey --
The Hon. Mrs. Peter Healing --
The Hon. Esther Waldegrave --
Flora Robson --
Lady Marguerite Strickland --
Gwendoline Nelligan --
Doreen Evans --
Betty Batt --
Cecilia Colledge --
Anna Neagle --
Emily, Countess of Orford and Lady Anne Walpole --
Arthur Somers Cocks, 6th Baron Somers --
Rex Whistler --
Ely Culbertson --
Gerald Brockhurst --
The Rev. Philip Clayton --
Ernest Taylor --
Alan McAfee Ltd. --
Eric Gill --
Alexander Korda, Georges Périnal, Geoffrey Boothby and Eileen Corbett --
Jim and Amy Mollison --
Sir John Lavery and Shirley Temple --
Richard Crossman and the Robbins family --
The Duke and Duchess of Kent with Noël Coward --
The Ramblers Association West of England Rally --
Max Factor and Olga Laurence --
Anne, Countess of Rosse and her children --
Mr. and the Hon. Mrs. Lambert.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Owen.


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