***NEW***Virginia Thoren Collection***NEW***
Ultra Violet for Town and Country, early 1960s.
Ektachrome for advertisement, 1950s-1960s.
Virgnia Thoren graduated from Pratt Institute in 1942 with a degree in Advertising and Design. She went on to work as a couture photographer for such magazines as Vogue and Town and Country. The Virginia Thoren Collection was curated Thoren's close friend by Betty Guernsey and donated to the Pratt Institute Libraries in 2007. It consists of professional and personal shots of top models, photographs of friends and society people, landscape photographs, scrapbooks, and other personal items.
The collection is housed in the Brooklyn Campus of the Pratt Institute Libraries and managed by the Visual Resources Center. A growing collection of images are available online through Shared Shelf Commons. For more information about the collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All images from the Virgnia Thoren Collection, Pratt Institute Libraries. © Pratt Institute Libraries
Industrial Design Department Student Work in Artstor
Pratt's Industrial Design Department and the Pratt Institute Libraries are collaborating on making available outstanding examples of student work for the research and study purposes of Pratt faculty, staff, and students through Artstor.
Naomi Leff Collection
Concept Board for Armani Jeans.
Naomi Leff graduated from Pratt Institute in 1973 with a degree in Enivornmental and Interior Design. She launched her own company in 1980 and had her major career-making moment in 1982 when she began working with Ralph Lauren on his Ralph Lauren Home Collection. Her office was very successful, and she worked on numerous retail, residential, and office projects, often for celebrities and other notable figures. The collection is comprised of the image records created in the day-to-day operation of her office and consists of over 9,000 images in a variety of formats.
The collection is housed in the Brooklyn Campus of the Pratt Institute Libraries and managed by the Visual Resources Center. For more information about the collection, please contact email@example.com.
All images from the Naomi Leff Collection, Pratt Institute Libraries. © Pratt Institute Libraries
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