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Belt Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 58 pictures in our Belt collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

John Gilpin attaches wine bottles to his belt, 1878, (c1918). Creator: Randolph Caldecott Featured Print

John Gilpin attaches wine bottles to his belt, 1878, (c1918). Creator: Randolph Caldecott

John Gilpin attaches wine bottles to his belt before setting out on his journey, 1878, (c1918). Gilpin takes the wine, in stone bottles, which his wife left behind. John Gilpin was the subject of a comic ballad of 1782 by William Cowper entitled "The Diverting History of John Gilpin". The ballad, based on real-life character, describes how, on a journey to Edmonton (north in London), Gilpin, a draper, became separated from his wife and children after losing control of his horse, and ended up in the town of Ware, ten miles away from his intended destination. From "The Diverting History of John Gilpin", by William Cowper. [Frederick Warne and Co., London & New York, c1918]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Woman in spotted dress, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

Woman in spotted dress, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Woman in spotted dress, c1950. Fashion illustration. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

Womens dress, 14th century, (1910) Featured Print

Womens dress, 14th century, (1910)

Women's dress, 14th century, (1910). Costume from the early reign of Edward III (ruled 1327-1377). The cincture around the hips of the middle figure is the forerunner of the jewelled belt of the latter part of the reign. The figures on the left and right wear the super cote-hardi, which was so long that it needed to be held up under the arm. Illustration from British Costume during 19 Centuries by Mrs Charles H Ashdown, (London, 1910)

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images