Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.

Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.

Edwardian woman

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago

Ceremonial court dress, Ivanov workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia, late 19th to early 20th centuries. State Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress, Ivanov workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia, late 19th to early 20th centuries. State Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago

۩۩ Painting the Town ۩۩  city, town, village & house art - Moira Huntly - Blaenau Ffestiniog

۩۩ Painting the Town ۩۩ city, town, village & house art - Moira Huntly - Blaenau Ffestiniog

1940s Weekender Dress - takes inspiration from the late 1940s styles.  This dress hails the New Look with its fuller skirt (though still not as full as the 50s) and details such as its raised collar and 10 individual hand stitched buttons down to the waist.

1940s Weekender Dress - takes inspiration from the late 1940s styles. This dress hails the New Look with its fuller skirt (though still not as full as the 50s) and details such as its raised collar and 10 individual hand stitched buttons down to the waist.

SHAKHRISYABZ SUZANI  238 x 193 cm Beginning 19th century or earlier  UZEBEKISTAN

SHAKHRISYABZ SUZANI 238 x 193 cm Beginning 19th century or earlier UZEBEKISTAN

Left and partial side view of the Chief-Chamberlain's uniform, circa late 19th to early 20th Century.

Left and partial side view of the Chief-Chamberlain's uniform, circa late 19th to early 20th Century.

1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.

1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.

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