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Evening Dress Gallery

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

Choose from 146 pictures in our Evening Dress 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.


Woman in strapless ballgown, c1952. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

Woman in strapless ballgown, c1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

Woman in strapless ballgown, c1952. 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

Woman smoking, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

Woman smoking, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Woman smoking, c1950. 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

Two women and a little girl model the latest fashions, 1863. Artist: Anon Featured Print

Two women and a little girl model the latest fashions, 1863. Artist: Anon

Two women and a little girl model the latest fashions, 1863. The woman on the left is dressed in an off the shoulder evening dress with a full crinolined skirt. The woman on the right is wearing a much plainer dress but it still has the full hooped skirt and tight bodice. The little girl's dress is a miniature version of the adult dress but with a shorter skirt.

© London Metropolitan Archives (City of London) / Heritage-Images