Academic Dress Of The University Of Warwick
The academic and official dress of the University of Warwick dates originally from the mid-1960s, shortly after the university's foundation. Despite persistent offers from Dr Charles Franklyn (and a single, more moderate letter from Dr George Shaw) the theatrical costume designer Anthony Powell was commissioned to design robes for officials and graduates of the university. Due to pressure of other work, and some apparent differences of opinion, Powell withdrew from the project, and the robes for graduates subsequently designed in consultation with J Wippell and Company of Exeter, with Ede and Ravenscroft designing and making the robes for officials.
The official academic dress for officers and members of the University of Warwick is as follows.
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