Fancy costumes

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Fancy costumes
MacGeachy, Cora (Costume designer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 - 1932 (Approximate)
Place: New York, N.Y
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 2015-011
George White's scandals
Ziegfeld follies
Ziegfeld midnight frolics
Costume design
Costume design drawings
Acquisition: Purchase, 2015
Physical Description
Extent: 1 volume
Inscribed on inside front cover "Thumbnails / Bits and Pieces / Cora MacGeachy."
Includes more than 300 sketches of costume designs for circa 1920s New York theatrical productions, including the Ziegfeld Follies, the Ziegfeld Midnight Frolics, George White's Scandals, and George M. Cohan's The Merry Malones. Primarily showing female performers, many designs are identified by title or description. Images are generally in graphite, with some in colored pencil and gouache. The scrapbook also contains numerous examples of croquis or blank figure templates.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20600712
RLIN/OCLC: 909913944
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4234df0-0bac-0133-d026-58d385a7bbd0
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The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Fancy costumes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920 - 1932.

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Fancy costumes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2018.

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Fancy costumes