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Theatre History & Practice

This subject guide is designed to help you find resources for the study of theatre and dance.

Finding materials on costume design

Here are some subject headings to use in searching for books on costumes and makeup:

Costume

Costume design

Costume history

Clothing and dress

Fashion

Masks

Theatrical makeup

Large Pictorial Costume Books

For large pictorial costume books, be sure to check the GT 500 call numbers in the Reference Room on the second floor of Gorgas.  Here are some highlights: