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May 4, 2016

These Rare Vintage Studio Photos Capture Women's Fashion in the Late 19th Century

Edward Linley Sambourne, illustrator and cartoonist, took these photos from between 1894-96, probably at the Camera Club in Charing Cross Road, a studio and meeting place where amateur photographers could share models, equipment and expertise.

Sambourne had a passion for photography, a practical use for it in his professional career as an artist, and he liked taking photographs of women in various states of undress. Here's some of his work:


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