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Men and women's sport outfits

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1890 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving or lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. M. Bridgland

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 83, box B

Physical description

Fashion plate with six examples of sporting attire for men and women including tennis, shooting and cycling garments for men, and cycling and mountaineering outfits for women. There is also an image of a man in clerical dress. The female cyclist is shown with her bicycle and all six are depicted outdoors in a picturesque setting.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1890 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving or lithography

Descriptive line

Fashion plate depicting six men's and women's sporting outfits. Part of a collection of 1320 plates showing examples of predominantly menswear between the years 1832 and 1931. English, 1890.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.




Engraving; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Tennis; Sport; Bicycle; Fashion; Men; Rifle


Fashion; Sport; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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