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Harpers Bazaar Archive

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America’s first fashion magazine plus the long-running UK edition
Complete backfiles digitized from 1867 to the present (US edition) and 1929-2015 (UK edition)
Full page image format

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The Harper’s Bazaar Archive includes the complete runs of the US and UK editions of Harper’s Bazaar, from 1867 to the present (US edition) and 1929-2015 (UK edition), fully indexed and searchable. This full color collection of approximately 500,000 pages provides a powerful lens into American, British, and international fashion, society, and popular culture from the mid-19th century forward, facilitating academic research in wide-ranging fields such as women’s studies, fashion, marketing, advertising, material culture, design, and more. It chronicles of some of the most influential work from world-renowned designers, models, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the period.

Full Archive of US and UK Harper's Bazaar Magazine

Full archive of the US and UK editions of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, digitized to preservation standard. Provides high-quality access to rare and comprehensive data; supports broad research in a range of disciplines, from gender studies, to material culture studies, to fashion industry research.

Every Item Captured

Every item is captured, including advertisements, photo shoots, covers and other visual material. Instead of having to locate library holdings, and browse through unindexed back issues, users can conduct powerful searches to find relevant images and articles in seconds.

Research Across a Long Trajectory

Nearly 150 years of company and brand name information facilitates brand research across a long trajectory.

Access to Famous Photographers

Access to works by famous photographers such as Man Ray, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, and Robert Frank. Users can explore works by leading photographers over time.

View images as They Were Originally Presented

Images are all presented in the context of the original magazine issue. Researchers can view images as they were originally presented, providing them with all the visual context they need to interpret the image.

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