Grete Stern and Ellen Auerbach - The Corset, Berlin 1929

omgthatdress:

Corset

1950s

The Victoria & Albert Museum

French Corset c. 1904–1905 (via)

Model and actress Elaine Stewart c. 1950s (via)

omgthatdress:

Corset

1939

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Illustration by Ernest Chiriaka, 1956

John Willie’s Bizarre Magazine Issue 25, 1958

Corset ad for children c. 1891

Illustration by Ernest Chiriaka, for the 1956 Esquire Pin-up Girls Calendar

Boulevard de Strasbourg (Corsets) photographed by Eugène Atget, Paris (1912)

Pour Lire a Deux, 1936

Sophia Loren in The Millionairess (1960)

Bettie Page

Model showing how to lace a corset w. arrows pointing at spots where laces begin & end now that elastic & zippers have “gone to war” as the WPB’s (War Production Board) jettisoning of amenities is put to consumers. 1942 (x)