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Title
American fashion plates
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1899 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Fas 1-8
Topics
Clothing and dress -- United States -- 19th century
fashion plates
Women's clothing
Genres
Prints
Fashion plates
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 prints (5 sheets) : lithograph, color ; 41 x 29 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 3 photomechanical prints (2 sheets) : gravure, color ; 40 x 29 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving, hand-colored ; 38 x 29 cm.
Description
Women's fashions of the 1880s and 1890s, as seen in fashion plates issued by New York based publishers. All except one print depict single figures, sometimes with details. Five prints (on three sheets) captioned L'art de la mode, nos. 741, 838, 841, 1098, 1101, were published by the Morse-Broughton Co. Three prints were published by Toilettes Publishing Company, two in November 1895, and one in March 1896. A print of a bridal gown, captioned The French Dressmakers, was published by MacDowell and Co. and is signed by Marie Perinal [?]. Two adult women and a young girl are shown in a reproduction of a print signed by Oswald Levens [?] in 1888, and captioned La mode de Paris, published by A. McDowell and Co.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825551024
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759736
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72fce980-ed3c-0133-2131-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "American fashion plates" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/736152f0-f05a-0133-4223-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "American fashion plates" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/736152f0-f05a-0133-4223-00505686a51c

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1899). American fashion plates Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/736152f0-f05a-0133-4223-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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American fashion plates