Bloomsbury Dress and Costume Library (TRIAL)

Bloomsbury Dress and Costume LibraryAccess via Library Catalogue.
Trial ends: 31st March 2024.




The Bloomsbury Dress and Costume Library is an online collection for the interdisciplinary study of dress and costume history, design and making. It brings together resources, including primary source material, authoritative scholarly books and reference works, practical costume-making guides, overview articles, and videos analysing garments in detail, together with a timeline of costume through the ages. Students and researchers of dress history, film and theatre costume, costume design and construction will find an array of material to support their work. This collection aims to promote the study of historical dress via an object-based approach, highlighting the paramount importance of historical accuracy for students and researchers alike.

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