Berg Fashion Library, New Image Partnership: The Fashion Museum, Bath

A great new addition to the Berg database!

Fashion, Textile & Costume Librarians

Image Partnership: Berg Fashion Library – Fashion Museum, Bath

Kathryn Earle, Head of Visual Arts Publishing at Bloomsbury, comments:  “Bloomsbury is delighted to partner with the Fashion Museum, Bath, by making some of its most exciting objects available to view online for the first time through the Berg Fashion Library. The images will showcase an extensive array of items from the museum’s esteemed international collection beginning with hundreds of glorious fashion illustrations from the Paquin archive, a fascinating window on early 20th century fashion.

“Fashion Drawing of the front view of a below the knee, sleeveless robe du soir with a square cut neckline with wide shoulder straps gathered into it, a draped bodice with a natural waistline, and a skirt decorated with large puffs of fabric. One is placed on the back side waist and the other at the back side hip, which creates a large ruffle…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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