Esta Nesbitt (1918-1975), an instructor at Parsons School of Design from 1964 to 1974, created fashion illustrations for Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle, and New York Times Magazine. Later in her career, Nesbitt used innovative printing methods as a children's book illustrator, and experimented with Xerography. The collection primarily consists of 271 fashion illustrations, pre-publication layouts, mechanicals, proofs, and tear sheets.
What you see here is only what is viewable online; in most cases it is only a small portion of what is available. Please visit the finding aid to access a detailed description of the collection.