Photo, Print, Drawing Panta=loons / Jessie Gillespie.
About this Item
- Panta=loons / Jessie Gillespie.
- Drawing shows women and clown wearing pantaloons in eight vignettes.
- Gillespie, Jessie, artist
Created / Published
- - Women--Clothing & dress--1910-1920
- - Trousers--1910-1920
- - Clowns--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--Color--1910-1920.
- Periodical illustrations--1910-1920.
- Satires (Visual works)--1910-1920.
- Satires (Visual works)--1910-1920
- Periodical illustrations--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--Color--1910-1920
- - Caption label from exhibit Drawn to Purpose Golden Age of Illustration: Fashion Statements. Little is known about the life of Brooklyn-born Jessie Gillespie, the talented illustrator who produced this visual spoof on pantaloons. With the rise of urban life in the 1910s, women began exploring new options in clothing as changing ideals of feminine beauty including slimmer silhouettes, and increasingly sophisticated fashion options took hold. Gillespie's confident depiction of figures wearing pantaloons in vignettes surrounding the central clown hint at her remarkable skill as a silhouette artist.
- - Notation on recto: The comedy of clothes.
- - Printed version of illustration taped to verso.
- - Purchase; Illustration House, Inc.; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:190.06).
- - Published in: Evening Star. Sunday magazine for October 25, 1914, page 6.
- - Exhibited: "Drawn to Purpose" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2017 - March 2018.
- 1 drawing : ink, graphite, and watercolor, with paste-ons ; sheet 44.2 x 56.7 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- CAI - Gillespie, no. 7 (C size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 31859 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.31859
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-31859 (digital file from original drawing)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Gillespie, Jessie, Artist. Panta=loons / Jessie Gillespie. , 1914. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010649616/.
APA citation style:
Gillespie, J. (1914) Panta=loons / Jessie Gillespie. , 1914. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010649616/.
MLA citation style:
Gillespie, Jessie, Artist. Panta=loons / Jessie Gillespie. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010649616/>.