BEFORE PHOTOSHOP: Many models posed as Gibson girls, but perhaps the most famous was the Belgian-born actress, Camille Clifford. This 1900 photograph highlights the Gibson-inspired S-curve silhouette--achieved by using a swan-bill corset.
Gibson girl (Charles Dana Gibson late century in US and Canada). Appeared in the late century drew female beauty and represented beautiful American girls. Women with large bust and hips, waterfall curly hair pined-up loosely.
The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860 - 1900 This major exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, explored Aestheticism, an extraordinary artistic movement which sought to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Victorian era by.