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Something to Wear: Fashion in Print 1850-1925

Start Date 11 April 2009
End Date 15 August 2009
Venue Philadelphia Museum of Art
Location Philadelphia, USA
Curator Linda Martin-Schaff

The fashion industry during 1850-1925 was a period of tremendous change and innovation. This exhibition, designed to complement Shopping in Paris: French Fashion 1850–1925 explores the world of fashion and consumer culture through printed publications. On display are books, periodicals, department store souvenirs, trade catalogs, and fashion plates from the Library’s collection of fashion-related material. 

Curator: Linda Martin-Schaff • Librarian for Technical Services 

Location: Library Reading Room, Perelman Building