The Jen Library is hosting an Open House this Wednesday, September 28 from 3pm to 7pm. We are highlighting areas of our collection that relate specifically to students in the School of Fashion. We will have a special display of garments from the Jen Library Special Collections as well as circulating fashion-related DVDs. The Visual Resource Center will host digital image database demonstrations, and and the Serials department will have a display of related periodicals and publications. There will be trivia, candy, and special prizes. Please join us for our Open House at Jen Library September 28.
Sep 13 2011
Below is a sampling of over 400 History of Costume images recently added to the SCAD DID. This comprehensive collection documents the changes in garments and hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through the 1990′s. These images can be easily browsed by selecting the Fashion category and entering “History of Costume” in the Book Source field.
The VRC has recently completed a project of scanning a wide selection of fashion images from the 1888 edition of Le Costume Historique from the Jen Library special collections. These images can be easily browsed in the SCAD DID by selecting the Fashion category and entering “Le Costume Historique″ in the Book Source field.
Costumes of Constantinople. 19th C.
India – Dancing Women and Musicians. c.19th C.
Venetian Costumes. c.1550-1600
European Womenswear. c.16th-17th C.
Jan 14 2010
News from ARTstor:
This week the VRC has added digital images from the following book titles to the SCAD DID:
Curl, James Stevens. Victorian Architecture: Diversity & Invention
Images from these sources can be easily located in the SCAD DID by entering a book title in the Book Source field.
A snapshot of some of our recent additions to the SCAD DID purchased from Scholars Resource, including over 250 images depicting fashion trends from the 15th-20th centuries.
clockwise from upper left:
La Fashion – Male Clothing. 1841