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Catalog Number 1982.145.687
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Print. Black and white photographic print of a window display featuring the latest fall fashions for women available at The J.L. Hudson Company Department Store. Two female mannequins stand at the center of the display and are dressed in career fashions including knee-length dresses, with long sleeves, differing styles of peplums; the left dress is adorned with a belt and collar whereas the right dress features a round neck. Accessories also adorn each of the mannequins and include headwear, jewelry, gloves and footwear. An image depicting an office is featured on the rear wall and reads, "For the Girl with a Job." Also, an enlarged cover of 'Glamour' magazine is featured on the right side of the display, and reads, "Career Issue: Fall Shopping, September, 1946." Signage in the right foreground reads, "Versatile Fashions that Lead to an On-Duty, Off-Duty Life, Misses Dresses, Sixth Floor, Woodward." The date, photographic sequence number, and photographer's name are printed on the bottom of the recto, "9-17-46; 22559-3x; Davis B. Hillmer."
Date 1946
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