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Theatre costume

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  • Artist/Maker:

    Hartley, Russell (costume designers)

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    In Storage

Physical description

Costume for ?Jane Seymour or ?Catherine Howard worn by Bettina Rosay.




Hartley, Russell (costume designers)


Width: 2 cm Collar, width, Length: 32 cm Collar, length, Width: 65 cm Costume, shoulder width, laid flat, Length: 70 cm Costume, collar to hem, laid flat, Weight: 1.1 kg Jacket and collar weight

Object history note

Costume for Jane Seymour or Catherine Howard worn by Bettina Rosay in Rosella Hightower's ballet 'Henry VIII and his Wives' performed by the Markova-Dolin Ballet at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, ?17th October 1947. The music for the ballet was arranged by Robert Zeller after works by Rossini, and the scenery and costumes were designed by Russell Hartley.

Descriptive line

Costume for Jane Seymour or Catherine Howard worn by Bettina Rosay in 'Henry VIII and his Wives', Markova-Dolin Ballet, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, ?1947

Subjects depicted

Queens (people)


Entertainment & Leisure; Dance; Costumes


Theatre and Performance Collection

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