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Toilet Collection

Background imageToilet Collection: Advertisement for Erasmic soap

Advertisement for Erasmic soap, showing a woman in a bathroom, looking down at a bar of soap and a mouse! early 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster design for Starlight Savon (soap)

Poster design for Starlight Savon (soap), showing a little girl in a small bathtub, looking down at a drowning butterfly. circa 1899

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster design for Elida toilet soaps

Poster design for Elida toilet soaps, showing a butterfly perching on the top of a large capital letter E. 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Advertisement for Prince Matchabelli perfumes

Advertisement for Prince Matchabelli perfumes and cosmetics, fragrant Easter gifts from the Crown Room collection. Showing perfume bottles featuring crowns

Background imageToilet Collection: Young women bathing, Japan

Young women bathing, Japan
Three young women bathing, Japan. The girl on the left is heating the water. circa 1890s

Background imageToilet Collection: Young woman washing, Japan

Young woman washing, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too

Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too! Showing people in different countries attending to personal hygiene. Issued by the (British) Health and Cleanliness Council. 1939

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster, Theres Health in the Bath Tub

Poster, Theres Health in the Bath Tub, showing a happy baby splashing about in the bath. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Naked man washing in very small tub

Naked man washing in very small tub
A naked man washing in a very small tub. 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Washroom at Charterhouse School

Washroom at Charterhouse School
A rather basic looking washroom at Charterhouse School near Godalming, Surrey, with a row of washbasins under the windows

Background imageToilet Collection: Advertisement for Dysarene, for digestive health

Advertisement for Dysarene, for digestive health, designed to combat intestinal infections and parasitosis. Showing a toilet brush hanging up beside a picture of intestines -- lovely! 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: A well equipped bathroom

A well equipped bathroom, with a high cistern toilet, a claw-footed roll top bath and a washbasin with a splashback. early 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Behind the scenes - Ballroom dancer in washroom

Behind the scenes - Ballroom dancer in washroom
Behind the scenes at the Royal Albert Hall - preparation for the Championships. A ballroom dancer in a washroom. 2002

Background imageToilet Collection: Boy buying food from a travelling shop

Boy buying food from a travelling shop parked alongside a public convenience

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster, The Castle of Cleanliness

Poster, The Castle of Cleanliness in the Land of Good Health, defended by the soap and water brigade. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster, Don t be afraid of Soap and Water

Poster, Don t be afraid of Soap and Water. Showing a little boy welcoming a humanised jug and a bar of soap. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. 20th century

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster, The Magic of Soap and Water

Poster, The Magic of Soap and Water. Coo... is that me with the dirt off? Showing a boy admiring his nice clean face in a soap bubble. Issued by the Health and Cleanliness Council. circa 1940s

Background imageToilet Collection: Girls on Sun Bed

Girls on Sun Bed
A group of factory girls from Leeds, Yorkshire, England, topping up their tans with the aid of sunray treatment. Shame about the goggles... Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Female Barber Shaving

Female Barber Shaving
A female barber with a Marcel wave hairstyle holds down her client as she gives him a close shave, with a cut-throat razor! Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Young Men Sunbathing

Young Men Sunbathing

Background imageToilet Collection: Ice Facial Massage

Ice Facial Massage
This glamorous platinum blonde model demonstrates how to do a facial massage with a block of ice wrapped in a flannel. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Roadside Barber

Roadside Barber
This man standing next to his car is actually a roadside barber! Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Harrow Road / 1960

Harrow Road / 1960
The Harrow Road, North London. A woman with a pram crossing the road. Date: 1960

Background imageToilet Collection: Egyptian Barber

Egyptian Barber
An Egyptian barber cutting whats left of an old mans hair. Another man smokes a water pipe behind them, with a barechested young man and a boy on either side of him. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Ice Neck Massage

Ice Neck Massage
A platinum blonde model demonstrates how to relieve stress and tension by applying ice wrapped in a flannel to the back of the neck. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Travelling Hairdresser

Travelling Hairdresser
Roadside Beauty Service. A travelling hairdresser gives a girl a fashionable haircut. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Christmas Tattoo

Christmas Tattoo
A young woman with dark hair having a tattoo put on her shoulder. It reads: Merry Xmas Bob from Annie. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Armpit Tattoos

Armpit Tattoos
The latest craze for feminine beauty is the tattooing of armpits with small flowers and butterflies. A daring young woman shows off the butterfly tattoo on her armpit. Date: 1929

Background imageToilet Collection: Little girl with shopping trolley at foot of stairs

Little girl with shopping trolley at foot of stairs
A little girl, aged 15 months, playing with a shopping trolley at the foot of the stairs. Date: 1968

Background imageToilet Collection: Poster advertising Cooks Pure Toilet Soaps

Poster advertising Cooks Pure Toilet Soaps. Ed. Cook Ltd, East London

Background imageToilet Collection: Children Clean Teeth

Children Clean Teeth
Children at the National Adoption Societys home in Harlesden brush their teeth standing at a wooden table using bowls. Date: 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Beauty Treatment, 1932

Beauty Treatment, 1932
Beauty Queen Gwen Stanllard, Miss England for 1932 having a beauty treatment Date: 1932

Background imageToilet Collection: Making Brushes 1930S

Making Brushes 1930S
These women are fixing bristles into ivory hairbrush handles. Date: February 1933

Background imageToilet Collection: Facial Mud Pack for Man

Facial Mud Pack for Man
" Suits you, sir" A chap seeking masculine good looks has a facial mud pack applied, and dried, at a London beauty parlour. early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Lipstick / Mauzan 1917

Lipstick / Mauzan 1917
A pretty woman sits still while Cupid paints her lips red. Date: 1917

Background imageToilet Collection: Pampered Old Man

Pampered Old Man
This poor old man is having his hair cut, beard shaved and a manicure, simultaneously! Date: 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Beauty Treatment 1930S

Beauty Treatment 1930S
A woman wearing a strange mask undergoing beauty treatment at a Berlin beauty specialists salon. Date: 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Nautical Barber

Nautical Barber
A barber gives his client a haircut on board a boat on the White Nile, Sudan, North Africa. Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Lipstick 1960S

Lipstick 1960S
Girl with thick dark hair cut into a fashionable hairstyle with a fringe, applying pale lipstick. Date: 1960s

Background imageToilet Collection: Sunbathing by the Dart

Sunbathing by the Dart
Two men sunbathing beside the River Dart, near Totnes, Devon, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Exercise Machine

Exercise Machine
Two young women, toning up and staying slim with the aid of their new fangled rowing exercise machines! Date: early 1930s

Background imageToilet Collection: Ooh! Lucky Lipstick

Ooh! Lucky Lipstick
A model with long, straight dark hair, pouts as she applies her pearly pink lipstick! Date: 1960s

Background imageToilet Collection: Blonde in Bath 1960S

Blonde in Bath 1960S
A blonde model sits in a trendy, but miniscule bubble bath, covering her embarrassment with a sponge whilst taking a phone call. Date: 1960s

Background imageToilet Collection: Dryden / Die Dame / 18A

Dryden / Die Dame / 18A
Cover design for Die Dame - a woman checks her make-up Date: 1926

Background imageToilet Collection: Woman Checks Makeup 1928

Woman Checks Makeup 1928
A woman checks her makeup in a mirror: initial idea in watercolour (for final version, see picture 10031680). Date: 1928

Background imageToilet Collection: Dryden / Make-Up Check / 1

Dryden / Make-Up Check / 1
The final version of the Die Dame front cover for November 1928. A woman checks her appearance in her hand mirror. Date: November 1928

Background imageToilet Collection: Shaving / Old People

Shaving / Old People
Barber shaving a man in an old peoples home, Daventry Date: 1964




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