Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Glove

  • Date:

    1944

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zinkeisen, Doris Clare (ROI), born 1898 - died 1991 (costume designers)

  • Museum number:

    S.546-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Glove for King Richard III worn by Laurence Olivier. Suede leather set with coloured metal studs. Middle two fingers of left hand glove cut short and stitched across.

Date

1944

Artist/maker

Zinkeisen, Doris Clare (ROI), born 1898 - died 1991 (costume designers)

Object history note

Pair of gloves for Richard III worn by Laurence Olivier in William Shakespeare's play 'King Richard III' performed by the Old Vic Theatre Company at the New Theatre, London, 13th September 1944. The production was produced by John Burrell, the scenery was designed by Morris Kestelman, and the costumes were designed by Doris Zinkeisen. The music for the production was composed by Herbert Menges, the fights were directed by Peter Copley, and the lighting was by John Sullivan.

Descriptive line

Suede leather glove set with coloured metal studs for Richard III worn by Laurence Olivier in 'King Richard III', New Theatre, 1944

Materials

Suede

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.