A Century of Style App

A Century of Style App

Discover some of the wonderful examples of colourful nineteenth-century costume in Glasgow Museums’ collection in our new, cross-platform app. Created for Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum’s ‘A Century of Style: Costume and Colour 1800-1899’ exhibition, this app allows users - both in-gallery and those not able to view the exhibition in person - to find out more about nineteenth-century costume and jewellery. 

Featuring gorgeous new photography and recent research on 75 objects users will be able to fully appreciate the beauty, history and significance of key objects in Glasgow Museums costume and clothing collection, and explore techniques and dyes, and find out about the stories of their makers, retailers and wearers. 

Pinch and zooming technology will allow users to see close up detail of objects and photography bringing the objects to life and giving users a real sense of each object’s texture and form.
Download the app for your device below.


 


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