The Campus History Series: Moore College of Art & Design
Published in 2008 to celebrate Moore’s 160th anniversary year, The Campus History Series: Moore College of Art & Design exposes the broad history of the school and its unique place in the history of Philadelphia.
“For more than 160 years, Moore College of Art & Design, the nation’s first and only visual arts college for women, has led the way in educating women for careers in art and design. Moore began in 1848 as the Philadelphia School of Design for Women when philanthropist Sarah Peter founded the school to educate women in the design arts and provide opportunities for employment. The first students worked in the textile, wallpaper, and other factories of Philadelphia’s industrial boom. The school’s influence on early-American art and design was realized by members of the Red Rose Girls and the Philadelphia Ten…”
paperback, 127 pages. Arcadia Publishing, 2008.
All copies sold during the 2008-2009 academic year will include the special 160th Anniversary edition book-jacket!
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