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Paris fashion illustration, ca. 1900

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Paris fashion illustration, ca. 1900

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A La Mode Elegante dress illustration that Mary King Scrimgeour (1849-1930) of Lewiston had among her possessions and probably used to either order a dress from France or have a local dressmaker copy.

Scrimgeour owned a dress similar to the one pictured.

On the reverse are sketches of seven other dress designs.

The illustration reads: "La Mode Elegante, Revue de Toutes les nouveautes, Gustave Lyon, Editeur, Paris, 42 Rue Etienne Marcel."

Other Information


  • Title: Paris fashion illustration, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 1996.32.26
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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