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Adrian (Adolph Greenberg), an American costume designer during the 1930s and 1940s, designed costumes for over 250 films. In the 1940's he became a fashion designer as well. Details of other photographs in which Hamilton is wearing this dress appear in Peggy Hamilton’s Los Angeles Times feature "Fashions," August 3, 1930. pg. G3 and August 24, 1930, pg. G3 Three of the 7 garments represented in the February 5, 1929 photo session are documented as being by Adrian; the remaining 4 appear to be Adrian designs as well. Text from negative sleeve: Head. 11165. [printed on negative envelope:] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Peggy Hamilton modeling a short dark dress with a train. The back and front of the bodice have triangular pieces of sheer net fabric embellished with metallic embroidery. Printed on edge of negative: FEB 5 29. PUB. 528. NO. PR. Handwritten on edge of negative: 11163 Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.