|Studies in Expression, Charles Dana Gibson--no two alike.|
|Mr. Gibson, Portrait of Himself,|
Charles Dana Gibson
|Women drop things. Often they're adverse to picking them up, especially wearing tight corsets, long dresses, and tall hairdos.|
|If you can't read the extensive captioning beneath|
the drawing, it involves a wealthy father
interviewing a potential suitor for his daughter.
|A Word to the Wise, Have a Good Book in Case You Are Bored. |
I found the contrast between the uncomfortably stiff collars of the two young
men and the lack of such in the female attire more amusing than Gibson's title.
|One of Gibson's illustrations|
from The Prisoner of Zenda.
|Picturesque America (detail), Charles Dana Gibson.|
(Bathing costumes, not swimsuits.)
|The Gibson Girls|
|The title of this one has long-since been lost, and with it Gibson's personal slant on its meaning, though the tall, slender, businessman bears a striking resemblance to the|
original John D. Rockefeller.
|An early Life cover by Gibson dating|
from 1906. It's not very "X-massy."
|The RKO advertising department got ahead of the production department.|
|Fifty years after Gibson's death, |
one of Gibson's "girls" was
honored with a postage stamp.