Guide to the Collection of Advertisement Sketches of Women's Fashions and Accessories

Processed by Audrey Pearson; machine-readable finding aid created by Audrey Pearson
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California 92623-9557
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Email: spcoll@uci.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of advertisement sketches of women's fashions and accessories
Date: circa 1920-circa 1939
Collection Number: MS-P044
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 oversized folder)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises 16 hand-drawn and hand-colored sketches of magazine advertisements for women's clothing and other products, such as beach towels, hosiery, and cigarettes. The sketches were created with various media, including pencil, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor, and are on stiff boards. The sketches represent the integration of abstract styles, such as Cubism, Orphism, and Synchromism, into mainstream, commercial use.

Important Information for Researchers

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Intellectual property 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 Archives.

Preferred Citation

Collection of Advertisement Sketches of Women's Fashions and Accessories. MS-P044. 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, 2001.

Processing History

Processed by Audrey Pearson, 2007.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises 16 hand-drawn and hand-colored sketches of magazine advertisements for women's clothing and other products, including beach towels, hosiery, and cigarettes. The sketches were created with various media, including pencil, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor, and are on stiff boards. The sketches represent the integration of abstract styles, such as Cubism, Orphism, and Synchromism, into mainstream commercial use. No information is available on the use of the sketches or their creator.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Fashion drawing -- Archives.
Fashion -- History -- Archives.
Women's clothing -- History -- Archives.
Advertising -- Fashion advertising -- Archives.
Fashion drawing -- Pictorial works.
Fashion -- Pictorial works.
Women's clothing -- Pictorial works.
Advertising -- Fashion -- Pictorial works.

Genres and Formats of Materials

Fashion design drawings -- 20th century.
Sketches -- 20th century.