Disclaimer: All content on this website is for informational purposes only. It was submitted by the users and has not been checked for accuracy. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
Gibson girl, The
Definitionbeauty in the 1890s as portrayed by (and in a large measure created by) illustrator Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) in his many drawings for Life, Century, Harper's, Scribners, and Colliers Weekly. The New American Woman was typified as a tall, willowy creature with an hourglass figure, a huge mass of upswept, bouncy hair, and a permanent air of aristocratic calm.
Link to this page: