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#fashionFriday—A short description of historic fashion 

Check out this fashion plate from Belle Northrup's A Short Description of Historic Fashion, part of the Teachers College faculty collection! Northrup was an Instructor in Fine Arts at TC throughout the 1920s-30s, and taught courses in Costume Arts. In fact, the sketches in Mary Elizabeth McNeeley Costume Drawings Collection were produced in one of Belle Northrup's …

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Fashion Friday: Color Schemes (1923) by Mary Elizabeth McNeeley 

Another piece from the McNeeley Costume Drawings, this gouache original features evening wear fashions from 1923.

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Then and Now: Color Trends 

The Mary Elizabeth McNeeley Costume Drawings Collection is comprised of 10 drawings produced by McNeeley in the Costume Art classes taught by Belle Northrup at Teachers College. McNeeley graduated in 1923, and the donation of her drawings was arranged by her granddaughter in 1984. The calendar might say August, but it's already starting to feel …

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Dodge Hall Dressmaking Class (date unknown) 

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