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Utility Fashion in the War Years

Synopsis
Slides showing male and female clothing, together with advertisements for the Utility Clothing Scheme. Items range from complete outfits to enlargements of detailing and fabric. The text outlines the aims of the Utility Clothing Scheme and examines its impact on the British clothing industry.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; 30 slides.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 2005 sale: £38.00 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying 12-page text with introduction, commentary, bibliography.
Subjects
Design
Keywords
clothing industries; fashion design; World War II

Credits

Writer
Brenda King

Distributor

Name

Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Art and Design

Email
c.hilton@mmu.ac.uk or j.davis@mmu.ac.uk
Web
http://www.artdes.mmu.ac.uk/visualresources/slidesets/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0161 247 1930
Fax
0161 247 6897
Address
The Visual Resources Curator
Righton Building
Cavendish Street
Manchester
M15 6BG

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