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Documentation (John Bates)

Unknown number of scrapbooks, drawings, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Various news articles related to John Bates, press books, and photographs from fashion shows as well as photo shoots.


Before 2006, in collection of Alan Cutler, Miami Beach, FL; June 8, 2006, purchased at Christie's auction in New York City by Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: February 23, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, 1960's-1980's

Accession Number

SC.John Bates.1

Medium or Technique

Ink and other media on paper, photographs


Textiles and Fashion Arts


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