Loans Box -Glamour


Loans Box  23 : Glamour | KS 3/4

Glamour is the impression of attraction or fascination that a particularly luxurious or elegant appearance creates, an impression which intensifies reality. The early Hollywood star system in particular specialised in glamour, systematically glamorising their actors and actresses.

Subjects: History, Social History, Art


1920s/1930s hand mirror
H Samuel box & wristwatch
Charm bracelet in H Samuel box
Diamante arrow brooch in H Samuel box
Brooches x 2
Dubarry’s talcum powder box
Book of soap leaves
Reliable hair pins
Hairnets on advertising board x 2
Velcro rollers x 6
1990s gas hair curler
Dinkie Hair Curlers
Hair curlers
Metal hair clips x 5
Vaseline hair tonic
1950s spectacles x 3
Curling tongs for crimping
Red and white headscarf
Red silk evening scarf
Satin elbow length evening gloves
White leather gloves
Glove stretchers
Embossed tin with 4 feet
McChrystal’s Snuff
Decorative black feather
Homemade corsage
1950s Poppits beads
Safety pins in tin
1940s Woollen swimsuit
Men’s bathing trunks
Glamour toothbrush
Steam sachet
1960s Mary Quant false eyelashes
Maybelline Block Mascara
1950s Ponds lipstick
Lipsticks x 2
1950s Revlon eyeshadow
Goya Perfume
Biba lipstick and eyeshadow
Snowfire face powder tin (empty)
Estee Lauder Youth Dew perfume
Tweezers & manicure items in cardboard box
1940s cotton night dress
1960s frilly Baby Doll nightie
Peach satin French Knickers
Cotton waist slip
Lady’s Liberty Bodice with suspenders
Pink Corset
M&S Bri-lon pantee
Airtex knickers
Black satin cami-knickers
All-in-one skin coloured control garment
Satin all-in-one x 2
Victorian bloomers & bodice
Pink bloomers
Modern knickers x 2
Black Victorian corset
Bra & pants set
Naturana bra 34a
Mink 1950s skirt with cat on
M&S Mini skirt & Jumper
Advert for liquid silk stockings
Seamfree mesh stockings and mending yarn
White silk stockings
White cotton stockings
Blue suspender belt
Hold-ups (3 pairs)
Tan tights
Black fishnet tights

Books, Magazines. Pattern Books

Thrift Warehouse catalogue – 1920s/1930s
1929 Pryce Jones Spring and Summer fashions catalogue
Woman magazine 1955
Picture Post 1953
Weekly women’s magazine
John Bull Magazine 1952
Woman’s Mirror 1966
People’s Friend 1966
Dress Patterns x 4
French Blouse pattern from 1950
P&B TV Knitting book
1950s Advance Fashion magazine
1940s Delightful Necklets pattern
Knitting patterns – Emu, Sunbeam Aran, Sirdar x2, Robin x2
8 laminated copies of Woman magazine pages 1955
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Loans Boxes for Educational purposes


Our Loans Box service is again free of charge to schools, childminders, home educators and youth organisations.

A small charge of £15 per box for up to two weeks is made for care homes and all other individuals and organisations wishing to use this service.

Free and paid-for loans boxes are booked online (if you have any questions, please telephone on 01665 605847

How to Book

Free and paid for loans boxes are booked online (if you have any questions, please telephone the museum office on 01665 605847)·

  • Please contact the office by telephone during working hours or by email to  to check the dates you want to loan this box are available.
  • When you have agreed a satisfactory period, then select whether you are a sponsored or not and click on Add to Basket to process your booking, stating the period you want to borrow the box for in the Order Notes on the Checkout page.

Please note: All bookings run from Saturday to Saturday and users must collect and deliver the loans boxes back to Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery (Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 4pm, Sundays 11am-4pm)). Loans Boxes and any additional items not contained in the loans box must be returned by at least the stated return date. You may return them early but note we are not open on Mondays.  See our Terms and Conditions (and please ensure you read paragraph 12 which details terms and conditions for Loans Boxes).

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