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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1979 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph

  • Museum number:

    E.2846-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 65, box A

Physical description

A photograph of a design for a fur coat and a hat trimmed with feathers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1979 (designed)

Artist/maker

Bill Gibb, born 1943 - died 1988 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph

Dimensions

Height: 29.7 cm, Width: 21 cm

Object history note

In 1979 Simpson Ltd. held an exhibition of designs [i.e. the costumes themselves] for day and evening dress by twenty-five leading British designers. Simpson's subsequently decided to offer the entire show as a gift to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Descriptive line

Photograph of a fashion design by Bill Gibb, for an exhibition held by Simpson's (Piccadilly) Ltd., Great Britain, 1979

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Feather; Fashion design; Hat; Coat; Fur

Categories

Designs; Clothing; Fashion; Scotland; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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