|Description||English: Woman with hand mirror by illustrator George Pressler, from an advertisement for face powder|
|Source||Advertisement for Henry Tetlow’s Pussywillow Face Powder and Talc de Luxe in Shadowland (https://archive.org/details/Shadowland0306/page/n83/mode/2up?view=theater)|
Tag Archives: Mirrors
Woman with Hand Mirror
|Description||English: Woman with hand mirror, from an advertisement for Vauv cream|
|Source||Advertisement in Motion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/78/mode/2up?view=theater)|
|Description||“Dreams of fascinating, radiant beauty”: Woman daydreaming, from an advertisement for Gouraud’s Oriental Cream|
|Source||Advertisement in Motion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/n457/mode/2up?view=theater)|
The Looking Glass
|Description||English: Photographic illustration from Paul Laurence Dunbar’s When Malindy Sings by members of the Hampton Institute Camera Club|
|Source||When Malindy Sings (https://archive.org/details/whenmalindysings00dunb_0/page/40/mode/2up)|
Mirror and Toiletries
|Description||English: Title vignette by E. T. Parris, from Gems of Beauty|
|Source||Gems of Beauty (https://archive.org/details/GemsOfBeautyDisplayedInASeriesOfTwelveHighlyFinishedEngravingsFrom/parris-e-gems-1836-RTL003048/page/n7/mode/2up)|
|Author||Edmund Thomas Parris|
The Truest Mirror
|Description||English: Advertising photo by the Tonnesen Sisters for Pittsburgh Plate Glass|
|Source||Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company catalogue|
Captioned with a quotation: “The truest mirror, that an honest wife / can see her beauty in.” —The Honeymoon, Act III, Scene 4.
The celebrated Tonnesen Sisters were, by Beatrice Tonnesen’s own account, the first to use photographs of living models in advertising.
Woman Applying Talcum Powder
|Description||English: Woman applying talcum powder|
|Source||Advertisement for Pompeian Fragrance talc in Cine-mundial (https://archive.org/details/cinemundial08unse/page/42/mode/2up)|
Oddly, she seems to be using a cylindrical tin, but her reflection is using a flattened flask.
This scalable illustration can be used at any size.
The Magic Mirror, by J. M. Wright
English: “The Magic Mirror” by J. M. Wright, illustrating Sir Walter Scott’s story “My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror,”
|Source||The Keepsake (https://archive.org/details/keepsake00unse/page/n49)|
|Author||J. M. Wright, illustrator; E. Portbury, engraver|
A small area is damaged near the center.
The Magic Mirror
From The Keepsake, 1829.
Optics, by Elihu Vedder
Doubt and Other Things, 1922 (https://archive.org/stream/doubtandotherthi00veddiala#page/n7/mode/2up)