Exhibitions: Original Designs Created by Charles James (Millicent H. Rogers gift)

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    Original Designs Created by Charles James (Millicent H. Rogers gift)

    • Dates: date unknown, 1948 through December 31, 1948
    Press Releases ?
    • November 9, 1948: Mrs. Millicent Huttleston Rogers presented a collection of clothes made for her by Charles James over a ten year period to the Brooklyn Museum. Mr. Charles Nagel, Jr., Director of the Museum, accepted the designs for the Museum.

      The guests attending the preview were:

      Mrs. Paul Assumption
      Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Bacon III
      Mrs. Grace Banker
      Mr. John Barrett
      Mr. Cecil Beaton
      Mr. Herbert Bergdahl
      Mrs. Edward C. Blum
      Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Blum
      Prince and Princess Boncompagni
      Mr. Erik Braagaard
      Mr. Brooks
      Mr. Francis Carpenter
      Mme. Louis Cartier
      Count and Countess Igor Cassini
      Mr. Hugh J. Chisholm, Jr.
      Mrs. M. D. C. Crawford
      Mr. and Mrs. C. Suydam Cutting
      Mr. and Mrs. Sidney W. Davidson
      Countess Elizabeth de Bruniere
      Baron Nicholas DeGunsburg
      Mr. Richard De Menecal
      Mr. George Dix
      Miss Margaret Enders
      Miss Elizabeth Fairall
      Miss Ruth Ford
      Miss Muriel Francis
      Mr. Charles Fry
      Mrs. Giles
      Mr. John Jay Gordon
      Mr. Milton Green
      Mrs. Lillian Greneker
      Mr. and Mrs. William R. Hearst, Jr.
      Mrs. Jack Heinz
      Mr. H. P. Horst
      Miss Ruth Jacobs
      Mr. Charles James
      Colonel and Mrs. Robert Johnson
      Mr. Terrence Kennedy
      Mr. Albert Kornfeldt
      Mr. and Mrs. Hal Lee
      Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lee
      Mrs. Morton Topp Lee
      Mrs. Kent Legare
      Mrs. Thomas Leiter
      Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lieberman
      Mrs. Louise
      Mr. and Mrs. A. Bradley Martin
      Miss Julia McCarthy
      Miss Francis McFadden
      Mrs. Joseph Mellon
      Mr. and Mrs. A. Moore Montgomery
      Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Morton
      Mrs. Michelle Murphy
      Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nagel, Jr.
      Mr. Patrick O’Higgins
      Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allerton Parker
      Miss Kate Peil
      Mr. Terrence Philip
      Miss Eleanor Pierce
      Miss Jane Pierce
      Miss Virginia Pope
      Mr. Alan Priest
      Mr. Arturo Ramos
      Mr. Paul Ramos
      Contessa Caroline Rasponi
      Count Lanfranco Rasponi
      Mr. and Mrs. George Raymond
      Mrs. Appleton Read
      Mrs. Benjamin Rogers
      Mrs. Millicent H. Rogers
      Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rose
      Mr. Jean M. Schlumberger
      Mrs. Beatrice Simpson
      Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Slatin
      Mrs. Carmel Snow
      Miss Eleanor Spencer
      Captain William D. Thomas
      Mr. Malcolhm Vallance
      Mr. and Mrs. T. Reed Vreeland
      Mr. Canton Walker
      Mr. Felix Wildenstein

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1947 - 1952. 10-12/1948, 107-8. View Original 1 . View Original 2

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