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"From Girls with Dolls to DIY Mechanics: The Fascinating World of Socks" Girls with dolls and prams in Balham

Background imageSocks Collection: Scottie dog guards the chimney on Christmas Eve. Lets hope he ll allow Santa

Scottie dog guards the chimney on Christmas Eve. Lets hope he ll allow Santa Claus in the house! 1947

Background imageSocks Collection: Elton John poses with comedians Ernie Wise (left) and Eric Morecambe as he appears

Elton John poses with comedians Ernie Wise (left) and Eric Morecambe as he appears on the Morecambe and Wise show at BBC television centre. 8th December 1976

Background imageSocks Collection: Hands Full. Southbank Middlesbrough 1970s

Hands Full. Southbank Middlesbrough 1970s 1970s

Background imageSocks Collection: WW2 - Laundry - It ll soon be hanging on the Siegfried Line

WW2 - Laundry - It ll soon be hanging on the Siegfried Line
WW2 humour - " Two British soldiers doing their laundry comment that " It ll soon be hanging on the Siegfried Line!". Date: circa 1944

Background imageSocks Collection: Washday for a litter of Old English Sheepdog puppies, hanging on a clothes line in socks

Washday for a litter of Old English Sheepdog puppies, hanging on a clothes line in socks

Background imageSocks Collection: Advert for The Boston mens sock garter 1930

Advert for The Boston mens sock garter 1930
For business wear. Men, fastidious with regard to their personal appearence, invaribably wera the Boston Garter. This represents efficiency and security with supreme comfort. Date: 1930

Background imageSocks Collection: On her right leg Patsy has white nylon stretch socks with clowns faces, £1. 20

On her right leg Patsy has white nylon stretch socks with clowns faces, £1. 20
On her right leg Patsy has white nylon stretch socks with clowns faces, £ 1.20. Also in navy or pink, from Fenwicks, London

Background imageSocks Collection: The Cape Town Highlanders, 1900. Creator: JE Bruton

The Cape Town Highlanders, 1900. Creator: JE Bruton
The Cape Town Highlanders, 1900. The Cape Town Highlanders infantry regiment of the South African Army was mobilised for active duty during the Second Boer War

Background imageSocks Collection: Waifs and Strays Society Leeds St Chads Price List

Waifs and Strays Society Leeds St Chads Price List
Price list for socks and stockings produced at the Waifs and Strays Societys St Chads Home, Leeds. Date: 1898

Background imageSocks Collection: Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London

Girls with dolls and prams, Balham, SW London
Two little girls with dolls and prams on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageSocks Collection: Boy Reading, c1900. Artist: Warwick Reynolds

Boy Reading, c1900. Artist: Warwick Reynolds
Boy Reading, c1900. From The Studio Volume 93. [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1927]

Background imageSocks Collection: A labour of love

A labour of love
Dutch boy plaits the hair of his girl friend while she is knitting socks. Artist: Ethel Parkinson Date: 1911

Background imageSocks Collection: Boy with bicycle wheel, Balham, SW London

Boy with bicycle wheel, Balham, SW London
A little boy with a bicycle wheel on a Balham street, SW London. Date: circa 1961

Background imageSocks Collection: Libe Washburn with Rube Marquard, New York, NL (baseball), 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Libe Washburn with Rube Marquard, New York, NL (baseball), 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Libe Washburn with Rube Marquard, New York, NL (baseball), 1911. Shows baseball player Richard William "Rube"Marquard (1886-1980)

Background imageSocks Collection: Sleeping Girl, 1880. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Sleeping Girl, 1880. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Sleeping Girl, 1880. A young woman dozes in a chair, her striped stockings and plain skirt suggesting her humble background

Background imageSocks Collection: The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:..the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865

The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:..the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:..the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865....for a combined performance of running, loading, and firing...The competitor, in his stocking feet

Background imageSocks Collection: Seize the moment

Seize the moment
Dekel Abu

Background imageSocks Collection: Hygge

Hygge
Petra Lizde

Background imageSocks Collection: Siesta

Siesta
Gigi Rosado

Background imageSocks Collection: Floral walk

Floral walk
Gigi Rosado

Background imageSocks Collection: Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - short floral raincoat Date: circa 1967

Background imageSocks Collection: Shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - young boy's short tartan coat and woolly gloves Date: circa 1967

Background imageSocks Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Young Girl in knitted jumper

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Young Girl in knitted jumper
Client: Monsanto Textiles - Young Girl in knitted pullover and pleated skirt holding her black dolly - Shoot date: July 24, 1969 Date: 1969

Background imageSocks Collection: Client: Monsanto Textiles - Young Girl's dress

Client: Monsanto Textiles - Young Girl's dress with bag and white knee-high socks - Shoot date: July 24, 1969 Date: 1969

Background imageSocks Collection: Tommy writing home after battle, 11 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Tommy writing home after battle, 11 Jun 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Tommy writing home after battle, 11 Jun 1917. A British officer, lying on the ground in a captured German trench in Oostaverne Wood, Belgium, writing a letter

Background imageSocks Collection: engulfed

engulfed
Erhard Batzdorf

Background imageSocks Collection: Shay Lev Ari

Shay Lev Ari

Background imageSocks Collection: Fashion Shoot

Fashion Shoot
Raissa Oltmanns

Background imageSocks Collection: Novelty striped four-leggs No 1

Novelty striped four-leggs No 1
Erhard Batzdorf

Background imageSocks Collection: Cute mouse in a Christmas stocking

Cute mouse in a Christmas stocking
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageSocks Collection: Inge Schuster

Inge Schuster

Background imageSocks Collection: Ancient Germanic warrior with heads of his victims

Ancient Germanic warrior with heads of his victims
Ancient Germanic warrior on horseback, in short cape and pants, with severed heads of his victims impaled on his lance and hanging from his waist

Background imageSocks Collection: Ancient Germanic warriors

Ancient Germanic warriors. They are naked except for animal skins with heads and antlers, and carry lances, clubs and wood and wicker shields. After Philipp Cluvers Germania Antiqua

Background imageSocks Collection: The winner of a knobbly knees competition

The winner of a knobbly knees competition

Background imageSocks Collection: Clothing Stockings: The Nora Batty look. Wrinkled stockings are the new fashion

Clothing Stockings: The Nora Batty look. Wrinkled stockings are the new fashion theme from Ghost. Alison Whitaker is wearing her Nora Batty stockings with a mulberry velvet jacket, quilted skirt

Background imageSocks Collection: Uniform of Officer and Sergeant of the Seaforth Highlanders (Rosshire Buffs, Duke

Uniform of Officer and Sergeant of the Seaforth Highlanders (Rosshire Buffs, Duke of Albany s) - formed in 1778 by Earl of Seaforth. Date: 1942

Background imageSocks Collection: Women wearing shorts, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown

Women wearing shorts, 1930, (1933). Creator: Unknown
Women wearing shorts, 1930, (1933). With the craze for hiking - an American term for going on a fairly long walk brought over by the Talkies - shorts came into popularity

Background imageSocks Collection: Robert Baden-Powell at home with his dogs, c1929, (1935). Creator: Unknown

Robert Baden-Powell at home with his dogs, c1929, (1935). Creator: Unknown
Robert Baden-Powell at home with his dogs, c1929, (1935). English soldier Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Viscount Baden-Powell (1857-1941)

Background imageSocks Collection: Hughie Green - British Actor and Television Presenter

Hughie Green - British Actor and Television Presenter
Hughie Green (1920-1997) - British Actor and Television Presenter. By the age of 14 Hughie Green had his own BBC radio show and created

Background imageSocks Collection: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, 1858. Creators: James Henry Lynch, Richard James Lane

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, 1858. Creators: James Henry Lynch, Richard James Lane
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, 1858. Portrait of the future King Edward VII. The very natural desire to know something of the personal appearance of a Prince to whom such interest attaches

Background imageSocks Collection: Group of Children in the Royal Caledonian Asylum - from a painting by Mr. Wighton, 1858

Group of Children in the Royal Caledonian Asylum - from a painting by Mr. Wighton, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Group of Children in the Royal Caledonian Asylum [in London] - from a painting by Mr. Wighton, 1858. The object of the institution is the maintenance and education of the children of soldiers

Background imageSocks Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Persanne, c1797. Creators: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur

Costumes de Différents Pays, Persanne, c1797. Creators: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, LF Labrousse
Costumes de Differents Pays, Persanne, c1797

Background imageSocks Collection: The Artist Eva Bonnier, 1889. Creator: Sven Richard Bergh

The Artist Eva Bonnier, 1889. Creator: Sven Richard Bergh
The Artist Eva Bonnier, 1889

Background imageSocks Collection: Costume Plate (Bauer aus dem Hanauerland, Baden), 1879. Creator: Unknown

Costume Plate (Bauer aus dem Hanauerland, Baden), 1879. Creator: Unknown
Costume Plate (Bauer aus dem Hanauerland, Baden), 1879

Background imageSocks Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Homme de la Baÿe de Norton, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Homme de la Baÿe de Norton, c1797. Creator: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Differents Pays, Homme de la Baye de Norton, c1797

Background imageSocks Collection: Costumes de Différent Pays, Paysan des Environs de Limoge, c1797

Costumes de Différent Pays, Paysan des Environs de Limoge, c1797. Creator: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Different Pays, Paysan des Environs de Limoge, c1797

Background imageSocks Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Paysan du Canton de Lucerne, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Paysan du Canton de Lucerne, c1797. Creator: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Differents Pays, Paysan du Canton de Lucerne, c1797

Background imageSocks Collection: Costumes de Différent Pays, Paysan de L'Angoumois, c1797. Creators

Costumes de Différent Pays, Paysan de L'Angoumois, c1797. Creators: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, LF Labrousse
Costumes de Different Pays, Paysan de L'Angoumois, c1797



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"From Girls with Dolls to DIY Mechanics: The Fascinating World of Socks" Girls with dolls and prams in Balham, SW London - a charming scene where little girls proudly show off their colorful socks while playing with their beloved toys. Hands Full on Southbank Middlesbrough in the 1970s - amidst the hustle and bustle, people's hands are full, but they still manage to showcase their unique sock choices. On her right leg, Patsy has white nylon stretch socks with clown faces for just £1. 20 - a playful fashion statement that adds a touch of whimsy to any outfit. An advert for The Boston men's sock garter from 1930 - an accessory that ensured men's socks stayed up stylishly during those times. The Cape Town Highlanders in 1900 captured by JE Bruton - soldiers proudly wearing knee-high socks as part of their uniform, showcasing both strength and tradition. Boy Reading in c1900 painted by Warwick Reynolds - even young boys appreciate the comfort and warmth provided by cozy socks while immersing themselves in books. A labour of love as seen through the eyes of a DIY mechanic fixing his car in Eccles, Manchester - despite getting dirty under the hood, he takes pride in his well-worn work boots and trusty pair underneath. WW2 laundry humor: "It'll soon be hanging on the Siegfried Line" - soldiers find solace even amidst war by joking about mundane tasks like doing laundry and drying their freshly washed socks along enemy lines. Scottie dog guards the chimney on Christmas Eve; let's hope he allows Santa through without snagging his red-and-white striped stockings. Elton John poses with comedians Ernie Wise (left) and Eric Morecambe as he appears onstage wearing flamboyant socks.