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Stacks TT509 .G56 1980 [Plates 30 & 31].jpg

An introduction to fashion illustration

c. 1980


The following secondary sources are a curated selection of items relating to fashion plates in the ROM Library & Archive’s collections. Some of the items listed below are compilations of famous fashion plates; academic texts relating to fashion plates, etc. Additional secondary sources are available. Please search our library holdings via the UTL catalogue. Please also see the following section of this virtual exhibit related to Reproductions.

Alice Mackrell. An illustrated history of fashion : 500 years of fashion illustration.  New York : Costume & Fashion Press, 1997.

ROM call number: TT509 .M33 1997b

Madeleine Ginsburg.  An introduction to fashion illustration.  Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, c1980.

ROM call number: TT509 .G56 1980

April Calahan. Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style. New York : Yale University Press, 2015.

ROM call number: TT509 .C342 2015

Krieg und Kleider : Mode und Grafik zur Zeit des Ersten Weltkriegs 1914-1918. für die Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, herausgegeben von Adelheid Rasche ; mit einem Vorwort von Moritz Wullen und Beitragen von Birgit Haase, Adelheid Rasche und Raffaella Sgubin. Berlin : Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin ; Leipzig : E.A. Seemann, 2014.

ROM call number: GT596 .K75 2014

Linda Kathryn Pilgrim. La Gazette du bon ton : arts, modes, and frivolités : an analysis of fashion and modernity through the lens of a French journal de luxe . Ann Arbor, Michigan : UMI, c2002.

ROM call number:TT500 .A1 P45 1999a
Public Online Access-University of Southern California

Madeleine Delpierre. Le costume de 1914 aux anneés folles. Paris : Flammarion, 1997.

ROM call number: GT596 .D452 1997

John L. Nevinson. Origin and early history of the fashion plate. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1967.

ROM call number: P.S. Un 280 B85 no.250 paper 60

Jane Mulvagh ; with a foreword by Valerie D. Mendes. Vogue history of 20th century fashion.  London : Viking, c1988.

ROM call number: GT596 .M85 1988 ROMU
-Discusses the Conde Nast transition with many images of various fashion plates.
Secondary Sources