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Guide to the Collection of European Women's Fashion Drawings, circa 1940s
MS-P039  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of European women's fashion drawings,
    Date (inclusive): circa 1940s
    Collection number: MS-P039
    Collector: University of California, Irvine. Library. Dept. of Special Collections and Archives.
    Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises a bound volume of 91 drawings of European women's fashion from the 1940s. The names of the dresses are handwritten on the drawings, in pencil. Languages include French, German, and English.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Collection of European Women's Fashion Drawings. MS-P39. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired, 2000.

    Processing History

    Processed by Andre Ambrus, 2002.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises a bound volume of 91 drawings of European women's fashion from the 1940s. The names of the dresses are handwritten on the drawings in pencil. Languages include French, German, and English.
    Each drawing measures approximately 8 x 11 inches. Every page is hand-painted on onion-skin paper by a single artist employing the same style. The album measures 12 x 15 inches and bears the title Modelle on the front page.