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Image Research: Costume Design: Online Costume/Design Collections


Fashion/Theatre Collections Online

  • Detroit Dress Project  
    Selections from collections at Wayne State University, The Henry Ford, Detroit Historical Museums and Meadowbrook Hall.
  • Motley Collection of Theatre & Costume Design  
    Rare collection of original materials on the theatre comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the U.S. Includes costume and set designs, sketches, notes, photographs, prop lists, storyboards, and swatches of fabric.
  • Empire and Regency: Decoration in the Age of Napoleon  
    Illustrated pattern books, scrapbooks, and a set of original French goldsmith's drawings from the early 19th to early 20th-centuries featuring mainly interior decoration, furnishings, furniture patterns, and views relating to Empire & Regency styles.

NYPL Library: Theatre Image Collections