Alumna Priscilla Bright Publishes Paper in 19th Century Magazine

History alumna Priscilla Bright has a publication in the spring 2024 edition of the Nineteenth Century magazine. Her paper, entitled “Sparking Controversy: The Electric Dress in Gilded Age Society,” was originally written for a class at BU History with Professor Chernock, HI 451: Fashion as History. It discusses the dress that Alice Vanderbilt wore to the Vanderbilt’s 1883 costume ball in New York.