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Theatre costume

Theatre costume

  • Date:

    1910

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Royal Academy of Dancing

  • Museum number:

    S.1457A-1982

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume worn by Adeline Genée in the Hungarian Dance in The Bachelor Belles, Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia, 1910. Skirt of fine marquisette with ribbon trim.

Date

1910

Object history note

This costume was worn by Adeline Genée in the Hungarian Dance in the musical comedy 'The Bachelor Belles' performed at the Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia, USA, 3rd October 1910. The book and lyrics for the show were by Harry B. Smith, and the music was composed by Raymond Hubble. The music for the Hungarian solo was taken from Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 4.

Descriptive line

Skirt worn by Adeline Genée in the Hungarian Dance in The Bachelor Belles, Chestnut Street Opera House, Philadelphia, 1910

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Ribbon; Marquisette

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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