COVID-19 Updates: For the most up-to-date information on accessing our services learn more here.

Irene Castle in Uniform | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Irene Castle in Uniform

Irene Castle in Uniform | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The glamorous dancer Irene Castle wearing a World War I "Preparedness Uniform" of her own design. The dress was based on the uniform worn by her husband and partner, Vernon Castle, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps. During their heyday, the Castles were the epitome of style and sophistication and Mrs. Castle's wardrobe was frequently copied by society women.

About This Image

This image is not for sale due to copyright or donor restrictions. You may be able to license it for use from its creator. Please contact us for more information:

DESCRIPTION
The glamorous dancer Irene Castle wearing a World War I "Preparedness Uniform" of her own design. The dress was based on the uniform worn by her husband and partner, Vernon Castle, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps. During their heyday, the Castles were the epitome of style and sophistication and Mrs. Castle's wardrobe was frequently copied by society women.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10988
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:NF Castle, Irene
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Dancers
Fashion
Air pilots, Military
Military uniforms
War work
World War, 1914-1918
Clothing and dress
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Women
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
This image is issued by the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. For further information, contact WCFTR. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Center. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied for resale or distribution as a photoprint, used as agency stock, or used in any other enterprise. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please Credit: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

How to View in Person

To view this image, visit the Archives Research Room on the 4th floor at the Society Headquarters building in Madison, WI. Print out this index page and present it to the librarian. Use the links below to plan your visit to the Society's Archives.

Checking Out Materials

Visual materials in the Archives do not circulate and must be viewed in the Society's Archives Research Room.

How to Cite

For the purposes of a bibliography entry or footnote, follow this model:

Wisconsin Historical Society Citation
Wisconsin Historical Society, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research Citation
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).

Have Questions?

Contact our Archives staff by email.