was a small-format British monthly magazine of humour, short stories, photographs and the arts, founded in 1937 by the photojournalist Stefan Lorant
., New Criterion
, 1 September 2005. The first issue came out in July and it was sold shortly after to Edward Hulton
, when editorship was taken over by Tom Hopkinson
in 1940. During the 1950s Lilliput
was edited by Jack Hargreaves
. It had a reputation for publishing what were, for the time, fairly daring photographs of female nudes.
Contributors included Sir Max Beerbohm
, James Boswell
, Bill Brandt
, Patrick Campbell
, Aleister Crowley
, Robert Doisneau
, Dominick Elwes
, Ronald Ferns
, C. S. Forester
, John Glashan
, Sydney Jacobson
, Robert Graves
, Michael Heath
, Ergy Landau
, Nancy Mitford
, Stephen Potter
, V. S. Pritchett
, Ronald Searle
, Sir Sacheverell Sitwell
, and Ylla
. From August 1960 it was merged within Men Only
(which only later became pornographic).
The first 147 issues (until late 1949) had covers illustrated by Walter Trier
. with each design depicting a man, a woman, and a small terrier dog in various situations and periods.Lilliput Review
, an American periodical that started in 1989, is unrelated.
- Bennett, Richard, ed. The Bedside Lilliput. London: Hulton, 1950. Content from 1937–49.
- Lilliput: Walter Trier's World. Tokyo: Pie, 2004. ISBN 4-89444-367-8 Presents 99 of Trier's covers for Lilliput; text......