Dummies outside the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1932.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a puzzled milkman walking past dresmaking dummies, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 11 May, 1932. The dummies have been unloaded onto the street outside the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, in preparation for an exhibition of nineteenth century women's clothing. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.