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Student Exhibit: Dressed to Express, Costume in Victorian Illustration

Identifier: SCA-022

Scope and Contents

The collection contains labels used in the exhibit and some of the accompanying illustrations, along with photographs of the ehxibit and the students involved. Also included is the catalogue from the exhibit and a few flyers and brochures advertising the event however, the majority of the collection is made up of label placards.


  • Creation: 2002

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research by appointment. Please contact the library's Special Collections department.


Biographical / Historical

The collection conatins materials from an exhibit put on in the Skidmore Tang Teaching Museum during the spring semester of 2002. The exhibit, titled Dressed to Express: Costume in Victorian Illustration, was put together by the students of LS2 101H, Victorian Illustrated Book Class, taught by Professor Catherine Golden.


.3 Cubic Feet ; 1 box

Language of Materials



Materials from an exhibit on costumes depicted in Victorian-era illustrations put together by Catherine Golden's LS2 101H Victorian Illustrated Book class in the spring semester of 2002. Box contains exhibit labels, a catalog, brochures and flyers, and photographs of the exhibit.


The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Student Exhibit: Dressed to Express, Costume in Victorian Illustration
In Progress
Sharon Wolff
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Repository Details

Part of the Scribner Library Archives, Skidmore College Repository