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Costume History Research Resources: Images & Websites
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The Collection, held at the University of Washington, "contains photographic prints, pattern drawings, watercolor paintings, and postcards that former UW faculty-member Blanche Payne collected or created on her research trips to the former Yugoslavia and various other countries during 1930 and 1936-1937.
From the Ryerson University (CA) Department of Fashion: "The FCAD Centre for Fashion & Systemic Change (CFSC) supports research and knowledge exchange that cultivates inclusion, decolonization, and sustainability in the field of Fashion Studies and the fashion system more broadly."
"The Costume Society of America fosters an understanding of appearance and dress practices of people across the globe through research, education, preservation, and design. Our network of members studies the past, examines the present, and anticipates the future of clothing and fashion."
Amazing color photographs from 1909-1912, taken across Russia by commission of Tsar Nicholas II. Shows clothing, architecture and every day life just prior to the end of the Russian Empire. From the collections of the Library of Congress.