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THTR 1500: Intro to Production Design

Costumes Design - Advanced Research

Your costume research should include use primary, historical research as well as evocative research images.

For historical research, start with books on 20th cen. - or more specifically 1940s - fashion for Talley's Folly:

Fashion Books that are not Primary Sources

Books with Primary Source Materials (Photographs, Patterns, Ads, Illustrations from the Historical Era)

Online Collections of Primary Source Fashion

Searching collections from museums, universities, and fashion institutes are also a good idea: 

Search ArtStor

Costume Design - General Research

Recommended books on scenic and set design in general:


CU Books

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