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[Girl in a Garden]

Item consists of two black and white photographs of a girl standing in a garden. The girl is wearing a light coloured shirt, skirt, cape and hat. In one photograph, she is wearing the hat, and in the other she is holding it. She is standing in the...

Every hour an occasion : women's dress 1900-1910

Item is a brochure promoting an exhibition of Edwardian women's dress held at the Oliver Baker Lounge, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, October 2 - 20, 1989. Katherine Cleaver was the exhibition curator. Brochure also advertises talks by Toro...

Models on a stage

Two people standing on a stage and others seated watching. Lights are set up and there is a video camera. Photo taken during a National Film board modelling and design class.

Students sketching

People sitting in plaid shirts with drawings and others standing. Studio lights and a video camera are set up. Photo taken during a National Film board modelling and design class.

Man filming

Man sitting recording with a video camera with someone standing watching behind him. A group of others are seated in front of him and lits are set up. Photo taken during a National Film board modelling and design class.

Fashion students in class

Four women in a Costume Design class wearing their plaid smocks. One is pinning a shirt on a mannequin and the others are working at a desk.

Simplicity fashion show

Eleven women standing posed for the photo in front of a tree mural at the "Simplicity" fashion show put on by the graduating class of 1951.

Model in skirt and jacket

Woman in a plaid coat and skirt standing and posing in front of a wall with floral wallpaper at "Simplicity" fashion show put on by the graduating class of 1951.

Model in skirt and jacket

Woman in a jacket and skirt standing and posing in front of a wall divider with a diamond-pattern at "Simplicity" fasion show put on by the graduating class of 1951.

Model in dress

Woman in a plaid coat and skirt standing and posing in front of a wall with floral wallpaper at "Simplicity" fasion show put on by the graduating class of 1951.

Two women in formal dresses

Two women wearing dresses and gloves standing next to a snowman for the Sno-Ball. Short wall of bricks surrounding them. Sno-Ball signs behind them.

Student drawing model

A woman sketching a model wearing a blouse, skirt, and carrying a purse. Shot taken from behind the artist sketching.

Two women in formal dresses

Two women wearing dresses and gloves standing next to a snowman for the Sno-Ball. Short wall of bricks surrounding them. Sno-Ball signs behind them.

Fashion drawing class

Students wearing plaid smocks sketching a model who is wearing all black and standing in front of the classroom with one hand on her hip and the other on the wall. Drawings are hung on the board behind the model.

Class picture

Class picture of the first year Fashion class. Included in the photo are students Violet Thorvaldson, June Waizman, Norah Murray, Linda Greenland, Joan Montgomery, Laural Thompson, Jenny Tomaszuk, Betty Blair, Violet Kozak and teacher Miss M. L. B...

Fashion student pining material

Fashion student Donald Campbell works in the foreground pinning material on a dress form. In the background other students can be seen working at various tasks.

Ryerson Fashion booth at Winter Fair

One woman standing with another woman who is fixing her dress at the winter fair. There is another woman in the background and a woman sitting next to them. There is a sign that says, "Miss Toronto 1951 Models, Fashions in Wool".

Ryerson Fashion booth at Winter Fair

Photo of the Wool Bureau Inc area at the fair. One woman is working on a dress on a mannequin, another is sewing at a desk. A mannequin is posed on a platform between curtains.

Ryerson Fashion booth at Winter Fair

Photo of the Wool Bureau Inc area at the fair. One woman is working on a dress on a mannequin, anotheris sewing at a desk. A mannequin is posed on a platform between curtains.

Woman in suit

Woman standing posing with one hand on her hip and the other on a table. Wearing a suit jacket, skirt, and gloves. Plain background.

Woman is suit

Woman sitting posing with one hand on her lap. Wearing a suit jacket, skirt, and gloves. Plain background.

Woman in suit

Woman standing posing with one hand on her hip. Wearing a suit jacket, skirt, and gloves. Feet crossed. Plain white background.

Woman in suit

Woman standing posing with her hands in a muff. Wearing a suit jacket, skirt, and gloves. Feet crossed. Plain white background.

Sewing RIOT costumes

Group of six women seven women standing around a desk working on a long piece of striped black and white fabric. They are sewing costumes for Ryerson's annual RIOT variety show

Sewing RIOT costumes

Group of six women seven women standing around a desk working on a long piece of striped black and white fabric. They are sewing costumes for Ryerson's annual RIOT variety show

Student drawing pattern

Woman sitting at a desk using a ruler. Papers, rulers, scissors, and an open binder are on the desk. Other books on shelf in background.

Woman in boardroom

Woman wearing a skirt, jacket, and hat holding gloves in one hand and leaning on a chair with the other. Photo taken in the Boardroom in Ryerson Hall.

Woman in front of gate

Woman wearing a coat, gloves, and hat and carrying a purse. Standing outside in front of a gated entranceway. Brick walls and a sign that reads, "Ryerson Institute of Technology"

Woman in front of gate

Woman wearing a coat, gloves, and hat and carrying a purse. Standing outside in front of a gated entranceway. Brick walls and a sign that reads, "Ryerson Institute of Technology"

Miss Murdoch and students

Ryerson Fashion professor Sarah Murdoch works with a student on patterns. Another student is in the background and appears to be ironing.

Students working on hats

Two women standing behind a desk and ironing fabric onto hats. There are bowls and irons on the table. Door behind them on the right.

Students working on hats

Two women standing behind a desk and ironing fabric onto hats. There are bowls and irons on the table. Door behind them on the right.

Two women pinning an outfit

A woman having her outfit fitted by one woman standing and another sitting on a bench. Doorway behind them. Photos on the wall. Photograph published in the 1953 Ryersonia yearbook.

Class in hat making

A classroom of students wearing plaid smocks working on hats. Four are sitting at one table, another four at a table behind them, and another person is working on a sewing machine at another table. The class in taking place in the cloud room in Ry...

Student working on clothing

Woman standing next to a desk fitting a dress onto a mannequin. Another woman is working on a mannequin at a desk behind her. Other mannequins and a window is in the background.

Fashion drawing class

Students wearing plaid smocks sketching a model who is wearing all black and standing in front of the classroom with her hands resting on the walls. Drawings are hung on the board behind the model.

Hat making course

Seven women are sitting around a table working on hats. Mannequin heads, a book, and sewing materials are on the table. Other tables with materials are behind them.

Hat making class

Women wearing plaid smocks work on hats around a desk. Three are sitting and three are standing. One of them is working on an ironing board behind the table. Class took place in the cloud room in Ryerson Hall.

Man pinning cloth

Person standing behind a table marking measurements on a piece of fabric on a mannequin. Photos are pinned to a board on the wall behind.

Fashion show

Two women standing on stage with Howard Kerr at a fashion show. Murals and fashion sketches behind them.

Fashion show

A woman standing on stage with Howard Kerr at a fashion show. Murals, fashion sketches, and another woman behind them. Audience in background.

Fashion show

A woman standing on stage holding an envelope with Howard Kerr at a fashion show. Murals, fashion sketches, and another woman behind them. CJRT microphone in foreground.

Fashion show

Group of nine women standing on stage at a fashion show. Murals and fashion sketches behind them. Shot taken from behind audience and slightly above.

Fashion show

Woman standing on stage about to shake Howard Kerr's hand. Another woman is on stage next to Kerr. Microphone in foreground.

Fashion show

Woman on stage shaking Mr. Kerr's hand. Tree mural and plants in the background, CJRT microphone cut off in foreground.

Fashion show

Woman in a dress, hat, and shawl walking on the stage at a fashion show. Tree murals as the entrance and exit on stage. Shot taken from above and behind audience.

Fashion show

Woman in a jacket and hat standing with Mr. Kerr on stage at a fashion show. Tree mural and fashion sketches behind them.

Five women in evening dress

Group of five women standing around a room. Four of the women are in evening dresses. One woman is pointing down at the floor to another woman who is facing towards the camera while the others are watching. View taken from behind the women.

Five women in evening dress

Group of five women standing around a room. Four of the women are in evening dress. One woman is pointing down at the floor to another woman who is facing towards the camera while the others are watching. View taken from behind the women.

Five women in evening dress

Group of five women standing around a room. Four of the women are in evening dress. One woman is pointing down at the floor to another woman who is facing towards the camera while the others are watching. View taken from behind the women.

Pattern page

Chart of how to cut and make an outfit. Consists of thirteen small drawings of the steps to make the garment.

Necklines diagram

Chart of different necklines that increase the look of one's neck. Consists of drawing of six heads and necklines and text. Page from a book "Clothes for you".

Dress lines diagram

Chart of how to make a short, plump figure look thinner. Consists of drawing of two womens' torsos, a full body drawing, and text.

Necklines diagram

Chart of different necklines "for facial beauty". Consists of drawing of six heads and necklines and text.

Dress design diagram

Chart of suggestion for a vertical illusion that will give the impression of height. Consists of drawing of three women with vertical-striped dresses and text.

Period dress drawings

Six drawings of people wearing dresses from what looks like the style of the 1800s. One drawing is of a man and woman, one of two women, and the others are of single women.

Line patterns

Photo is completely white other than a few black lines in the center that are straight or curved. They are symbols of expressionism.

Woman with hat and veil

Black drawing of a woman's head with curly hair wearing a hat. Profile view. Rest of photo is white. "Contemporary versions of rococo influence".

Two women in formal dresses

Two women wearing dresses looking into a double mirror. One woman is wearing gloves and the other is standing behind her holding onto her waist.

Wormley, Michael W.

Six women at the School of Fashion display.

Six women standing at a landing of a double staircase. There is a banner that reads "So this is New York" along with photos and other objects hung on the wall. Five women are on the left of the photo while the other is on the right and p...

Students at drawing boards

Classroom of around eight women visible working at desks with sheets of fabric and rulers. Mannequins dispersed around the room. Instructor is writing on the chalkboard.

Student ironing

Woman standing using an ironing board and iron to iron a piece of fabric. Two other ironing boards in the photo; she is using the middle one.

Four women in felt skirts

Four women standing in front of a wood-panelled and stone wall wearing patterned skirts. Designs include flowers, a cobweb, and a polka-dot pattern. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

People dancing

A crowd of people in a hall with most standing. Some are dancing and a few are sitting. There is a chandelier, a second-floor balcony area, and the walls are wood-panelled. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fan...

Five women in felt skirts

Five women posed for a portrait photograph by a wood-panelled and stone wall. One is sitting, two are kneeling, and the other two are standing. All are wearing patterned and embellished skirts. Designs include masks and plants. Taken during the Sc...

Man and women in front of a fireplace

A man and a woman standing by a stone wall and fireplace. The man has one leg up and resting his hands on it. The woman is holding onto the wall. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

Man and woman shaking hands

Woman wearing a skirt with a polka-dot pattern shaking a man's hand on a small stage. Piano and stone wall behind them. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

Man and woman shaking hands

Woman wearing a skirt with a polka-dot pattern shaking a man's hand on a small stage. Piano and stone wall behind them. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

Man and woman shaking hands

Woman wearing a skirt with a floral pattern shaking a man's hand on a small stage. Piano and stone wall behind them. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

Man and woman shaking hands

Woman wearing a skirt with a tassles shaking a man's hand on a small stage. Piano and stone wall behind them. Taken during the School of Fashion's felt skirt promotion held at Fantasy Farm.

Woman in formal gown

A woman trying on a tiered formal gown. A woman beside her is handing her a sheer shrug coat. Other gowns are hanging in the background.

Woman in formal gown

A woman wearing a white gown with leaf embellishments. Another woman is standing with her holding the dress. Other dresses are hanging behind her.

Woman in formal gown

A woman wearing a white gown with leaf embellishments standing with one hand on her hip. Other dresses are hanging behind her.

Woman in formal gown

A woman wearing a white gown with leaf embellishments standing with one hand behind her. Other dresses are hanging behind her.

Woman in formal gown

A woman wearing a white gown with leaf embellishments. Another woman is standing with her holding the dress. Other dresses are hanging behind her.

Woman in formal gown.

A woman wearing a formal gown with short sheer shrug. Other gowns are behind her. In the mirror you can see another woman standing nearby.

Woman in formal gown.

A woman trying on a tiered formal gown. A woman beside her is handing her a sheer shrug coat. Other gowns are hanging in the background.

Woman in formal gown.

A woman wearing a formal gown with short sheer shrug. Other gowns are behind her. In the mirror you can see another woman standing nearby.

Woman in formal gown

Woman in centre wearing a white tiered formal gown and short sheer shrug. She is flanked by three men an a woman. Other dresses are hanging from racks behind and to one side of the photo.

Woman in formal gown

Woman in centre wearing a white tiered formal gown and short sheer shrug. She is flanked by three men an a woman. Other dresses are hanging from racks behind and to one side of the photo.

Marie Nisbet

Portrait of Marie Nisbet, student of the Fashion program and member of the Ryettes, the initation Committee, and the Women's Athletic Committee. Wearing a black top and big, round earrings. Very short hair. Photo cuts off below the chest.

Marie Nisbet

Portrait of Marie Nisbet, student of the Fashion program and member of the Ryettes, the initation Committee, and the Women's Athletic Committee. Wearing a black top and big, round earrings. Very short hair. Photo cuts off below the chest.

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