Public Domain Image DVD – Gibson Girls

The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada.  The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of “thousands of American girls.”

This fabulous DVD is full of over 530 great quality public domain pictures in jpeg format that can be used for practically anything you want to!

The pictures on this disc are mainly taken from American and Canadian books and periodicals and range from 1060 pixels wide/tall to 4640px wide/tall with only 2 being smaller than this.

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If you want to make more money and love beautiful pictures, stop here!  This fabulous DVD is full of over 530 great quality public domain pictures in jpeg format that can be used for practically anything you want to!

All of the images on this disc are out of copyright and in the public domain in the UK, US and all countries that follow the same copyright rules, and therefore can be used as many times as you like without paying any royalties or commissions to anyone!

Wow!  That could mean a whole new business for you with very little outlay – and with FREE postage and packing in the UK (only £1.99 anywhere else in the world), just think of the possibilities!

The pictures are named in the following format:-

Clay, John Cecil (1875-1930) – Cupid’s Cyclopedia 1910 – The Widow

Ie. Artist name and dates (if known) – Publication and date – Picture name or description

The pictures on this disc are mainly taken from American and Canadian books and periodicals and range from 1060 pixels wide/tall to 4640px wide/tall with only 2 being smaller than this.

The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada.  The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of “thousands of American girls.”

The Gibson-girl was tall and slender with an ample bosom and hips and a sense of respectability.  She typically had a long, slender neck and hair piled up on her head in a contemporary bouffant, chignon or pompadour style and was depicted teasing men with a sexually dominant air about her.

Many illustrators followed Gibson in this depiction of the all-American girl with the name ‘Gibson-girl’ sticking regardless of the illustrator.

Gibson himself produced his work as pen and ink drawings, many of which are included on this DVD – other artists’ work is in colour.

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Artists featured on this DVD:-

Howard Chandler Christy (64 images)
Harrison Fisher (137 images) 
John Cecil Clay (31 images)
F. Graham Cootes (8 images)
Francis Day (12 images)
James Montgomery Flagg (7 images)
Charles Dana Gibson (39 images)
Will Grefé (13 images)
Alonzo Kimball (14 images)
Clarence Coles Phillips (57 images)
Clarence Underwood (21 images)
A.B. Wenzell (7 images) 

There are also pictures by George Gibbs, C. Allan Gilbert, Bert King, Thomas McIlvaine, George W. Barratt, W.M. Berger, Leone M. Bracker, Andre Castaigne, T.M. Cleland and more.

The disc also includes a comprehensive article about the copyright rules in both the UK and the US and how they affect each other.  Not only will you be able to understand the rules that put these pictures into the public domain, but it will also arm you with the knowledge so that you can decide if other pictures can be freely used in the same way.

Use the pictures on this DVD to make prints to frame, postcards, posters, greetings cards, decoupage and pyramage for card-making, background papers for card-making and scrapbooking, collage, altered art, calendars, mugs, mouse-mats, t-shirts, fridge-magnets and so much more!  Use them in a book, on your website, blog or promotional post on Facebook.

In fact, if you only ever managed to make 3 products or so that you sell for £3.50 (under $6) each, you’ve paid for this DVD! 

Suitable for PC/MAC.

Please note that the software box shown above is for illustrative purposes only – the DVD is printed, supplied in a plastic wallet and sent in a sturdy cardboard disc mailer. 

This compilation © Public Domain Image Library.  You can use the images on this disc to make into other products for sale including, but not limited to, all the uses outlined above. You may not reproduce this DVD as a whole or in part to be sold as raw images on another disc or website or in any way that might be considered competition to ourselves.