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Theatarical Costume Collections
- B. J. Simmons & Co. Costume Design for Stage and Screen, Harry Randsom Center, University of Texas
The British theatrical costume company B. J. Simmons & Co. created stage costumes for hundreds of theater and film productions from 1857-1964, many have now been digitized.
- Daphne Dare Collection, Ohio State University
The Daphne Dare Collection at Ohio State University's provides over 1000 digitized images of British designer Daphne Dare's work for theatre, film, and television in the UK and the United States.
- Motley Collection of Theatre & Costume Design
The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is housed at the University of Urbana-Champaign. It consists of over 5000 pieces including costume and set designs. The collection documents 150 productions of Shakespeare and modern classics dating from 1932 to 1976, staged in England and the United States. The collection, most of it digitized, can be searched by play title, theater name, actor and director names, as well as medium.
- Russian Theatre Designs from the Harvard Theatre Collection
The entire collection of original Russian art work, including costume studies, in the Harvard Theatre Collection, which comprises approximately 650 theatrical designs and portraits has been digitized. Most of these are associated with productions of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.
Theatrical Costume Design
The following book titles can be ordered through InterLibrary Loan:
Documenting: Costume Design
Publication Date: 2010
Filmcraft: Costume Design
Publication Date: 2012-05-18
Hollywood Sketchbook: A Century of Costume Illustration
Publication Date: 2012-11-13
Staging Fashion, 1880-1920
Publication Date: 2012-02-21
The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, the Golden Age of Costume and Set Design 1938 to 1944
Publication Date: 2007-04-26
The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design
Publication Date: 2009-12-01