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Theatre 114: Elements of Design: Find Images

A guide to help with research for Theatre 114: Elements of Design.

Materials Contemporary to Your Design

One excellent place to look for images of clothing, furniture, and other items used in daily life from a time period in the past 150 years or so are advertisements, illustrations, and similar materials in magazines and newspapers of the period.  Listed below are just a few examples of where you might look.

Images

Digital Images Collections Guide

Scott Spicer, a librarian at the University of Minnesota, maintains the Digital Image Collections Guide, which is a carefully assembled guide to nearly 1000 image collections online. Something can be found on nearly any topic!
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