Men's fashion illustration plates


Creator: Jno. J. Mitchell Co.
Date(s): 1887-1931
Call Number: GRA 0119
Language: Materials entirely in English.
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.
Physical Description: 122 items
Source: Gift of Clarence Wolf, December 2012.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Elyse Brown, January 2013. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard