sub-series 7-9 - Photographs, Fall, 1916

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US NNFIT SC.1.1.7-9

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Photographs, Fall, 1916

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  • 1916 (Creation)

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170 photographs, 111 leaves

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(1862-1935)

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(1904-1930)

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Disbound scrapbook, 170 photographs of autumn models from 1916, in 3 folders. The program for the premier fashion show of this line is available in--US.NNFIT.SC.1.3.4.1. The garments are annotated with a title and one line description for each ensemble, among them "A Song of Songs" and "Are You Prepared", #21 sports costume, #14 "Djer-kiss". Lucile, Ltd. couture houses in London and Paris were grimly affected by the First World War. In contrast, this line highlights opulence present in United States, especially high society of New York and Chicago. Produced the same year as Lady Duff Gordon's ready-to-wear line in collaboration with Sears Roebuck. [See--US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.10-12 for duplicates of this material, note inconsistency in titles (1916-1917 vs 1916)] Photographs taken at the studio

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Pages are brittle and discolored. Tears are present in leaves and the covers of the scrapbook are detached. The binding is separated and deteriorating. There are many pages missing.

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Archivist's note

old-US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.1.6 - slipcase 6 - Autumn Models, 1916. disbound in 2012.

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