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Tabard

  • Date:

    1910

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carleton Smyth, Dorothy (costume designers)
    Carleton Smyth, Dorothy (Costumier)

  • Museum number:

    S.175-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tabard for King Richard worn by John Martin Harvey. Tabard in blue and red silk quarterings with applique heraldic motifs - three fleur de lys on blue ground, three lions passant gardant in gold.

Date

1910

Artist/maker

Carleton Smyth, Dorothy (costume designers)
Carleton Smyth, Dorothy (Costumier)

Object history note

Tabard for King Richard worn by John Martin Harvey in William Shakespeare's play 'King Richard III' performed at the Lyceum Theatre, London, 28th May 1910. The production was directed by Martin Harvey (?), the music was composed by William Hudson, and the fights were arranged by Alfred Mansfield. The scenery was designed by William Telbin and George Dodson, and the costumes were designed and made by Dorothy Carleton Smyth (the granddaughter of Charles Dickens).

Descriptive line

Silk tabard for King Richard worn by John Martin Harvey in 'King Richard III', Lyceum Theatre, London, 1910

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Applied work

Subjects depicted

Tabard

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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