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Skirt Gallery

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

Choose from 293 pictures in our Skirt 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.


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

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'Yumas', c1850s. Creator: Sarony, Major and Knapp

'Yumas', c1850s. 'Figure to the Left, Portrait of Leoch'. Yuma Indians of Arizona, drawn by Arthur Carl Victor Schott for The United States and Mexican Boundary Survey (1848-1855). Schott was a German-American topographical engineer, cartographer, botanist, ethnographer, artist and geologist and worked for the United States Boundary Commission as 'special scientific collector'.

Featured Print

Historical costume, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Historical costume, c1950. Fashions of the 1910s - illustrations for characters in "The White Peacock" by DH Lawrence: hobble skirts for evening. 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