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    Creator:Jno. J. Mitchell Co.
    Title:Men's fashion illustration plates
    Date(s):1887-1931
    Call No:GRA 0119
    Abstract:This collection of men's fashion illustration plates contains 122 lithograph and chromolithograph plates issued in New York by Jno. J. Mitchell Co., Tailors' Fashion Publishing Co., The New York Herald[...] of Fashion Co., Butterick Publishing Co., and West Publishing Co., between 1887 and 1931. Fashion illustration plates were large-format, detailed illustrations used by tailors in consultation with clients regarding the fine details of made-to-order clothing. Many of the plates also prescribe appropriate social settings for the attire, as well as supply suggestions for accessories.
    Subjects:Costume--United States--History--19th century | Costume--United States--History--20th century | Fashion--United States--History--19th century | Fashion--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects