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Posted by on Nov 9, 2009 in Publications | 0 comments

SECOND ISSUE OF Costume Journal 2009 OUT AT THE AGM, NOV. 2008


Outstanding content came with Vol. 38 Number 2 of the Costume Journal, received by all CSO members late November. News of exhibitions and events, feature articles, member profile, event and book reviews, plus resources lists—much to interest the costume and textile enthusiast.

Take out a membership and receive the Journal issues and CSO News sheets as well as a Membership Directory each year. See Membership page.

One special item of news in the Fall issue was the publication of CSO’s first wall calendar, and it is not too far into the year to pick this up!  Each month an original fashion print is shown, the earliest from 1770, the latest 1880, with commentary by Sarah Walker.  The prints are in the colours of the originals, inks added by colourists working with the printers, since techniques did not allow colour printing. The calendar opens to 17″ long by 11″ wide, with poster stock paper, and coil-bound pages—a delightful, high quality costume addition to your year.

Proceeds go directly to support the CSO, and the cost is $20 each plus $2.65 postage (total$22.65). For mail orders, make your cheque out to “Costume Society of Ontario” and send it with your name and address to Costume Society of Ontario, Box 981, Station F, Toronto, ON  M4Y 2N9

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