Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 1982.145.852
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Print. Black and white photographic print of an interior display featuring ladies fashions available at The J.L. Hudson Company Department Store. A female mannequin is perched atop the John Robert Powers cosmetic display and features a printed suit with a straight skirt, and jacket with front button closure, pocket detailing and a notched lapel. She is accessorized with a handbag, hat, gloves and sling-back pumps. A series of accessories accompany the mannequin including footwear, a handbag, gloves, an umbrella, hat, and a beaded necklace. Neighboring the accessories to the left is a women's slip with mermaid style bottom. Signage affixed to the light post reads, "The Fashion News is Change, Now… the Elongated Look." The date, photographic sequence number, company name, and photographer's name are printed on the bottom of the recto, "2-16-55; 26031-x; The J.L. Hudson Company; Photography by Davis B. Hillmer."
Date 1955
Photographer Hillmer, Davis B.
Print size 8.1875" x 10.0625"
Collection Hillmer, Davis B.
Search Terms J.L. Hudson Company
Department Store
Women's fashion
1950s Fashion