Three daytime outfits by Drecoll, Poiret and Jenny
Three women in the latest day wear. On the left, a black scoop neck dress with large red rose to the side, by Drecoll. In the middle, a white, red and black print dress and black coat, by Paul Poiret. On the right, a blue sleeveless visitor's dress in crepe de chine and muslin, by Jenny.
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5th November 1949: Paris's latest fashion items place the accent on necklines, using roses, frills, and feathers to emphasize necks and bosoms. This particular backless garment is made from black georgette, embroidered with silver and gold. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4915 - Thoughts On Necks - pub. 1949 (Photo by Bill Brandt/Picture Post/Getty Images)
Claudian by Henry Herman & W.G. Wills
Claudian by Henry Herman (1832 - 1894) and W.G. (William Gorman) Wills (28 January 1828 13 December 1891). First produced at the Princesss Theatre in London on 6th December 1883. William Maclaren is shown in the title role. Originally starring Wilson Barrett, this Victorian melodrama included an earthquake scene. Touring to the Theatre Royal in Bolton on 22nd October 1906. Printed by Willsons, Leicester. Date: 1906
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