Mary Evans Expands Library

The Mary Evans Picture Library has added a host of new imagery and licensees to its portfolio.

April 6, 2018

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New photo collections will be available for licensing in categories such as stationery, gifts, apparel and more.

The Mary Evans Picture Library has added a host of new imagery and licensees to its portfolio.

First, Weldon’s and Leach’s has partnered with Mary Evans to offer a selection of illustrations from the original 1920’s fancy dress catalogues, which include themes of golf, cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, bohemian artists and more. The designs are now available for a variety of categories, including stationery, such as greeting cards and invitations, as well as party-themed giftware.

Meanwhile, Murray’s Cabaret Club from London’s Soho district has tapped Mary Evans to represent its collection of costume designs from the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. The illustrations feature women in a range of outfits and channel vintage burlesque. The collection is available for licensing in all categories, including apparel, beauty and giftware.

Mary Evans has also taken on the rights to more than 8,000 visuals from the Everett Collection in New York. The images, mainly from the 1920’s and 1930’s, feature a host of silly situations and are available to license for products such as greeting cards and gifts.

Additionally, Mary Evans has partnered with Robert Kaufmann to create a series of textiles based on the History Repeats Itself designs. The textiles are now available via RedBubble.

Finally, craft and stitch company Creative World of Crafts have licensed a range of dog illustrations by Cecil Aldin from the Mary Evans archive. The illustrations have been adapted for cross-stitch kits, which are now available in 88 Hobbycraft stores throughout the U.K.

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