Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Theatre costume
  • Theatre costume
    Walker, David, born 1934 - died 2008
  • Enlarge image

Theatre costume

  • Date:

    1969

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walker, David, born 1934 - died 2008 (costume designers)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Royal Academy of Dance

  • Museum number:

    S.1665-1982

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume for a Cyclops

Date

1969

Artist/maker

Walker, David, born 1934 - died 2008 (costume designers)

Dimensions

Length: 156 cm Robe, collar to hem, Width: 54 cm Robe, across shoulders, Weight: 4.7 kg

Object history note

Costume for a Cyclops worn in Mary Skeaping's recreation of the 1717 ballet d'action "The Loves of Mars and Venus" originally choreographed by John Weaver. The music for the ballet was composed by Henry Symonds. The recreation was performed by Ballet For All in the programme 'The Twelfth Rose' at the Swan Theatre, Worcester, 16th September 1969. The ballet was also performed in a later Ballet For All programme "Sun King, Swan Queen".

Descriptive line

Costume for a Cyclops worn in a recreation of the 1717 ballet d'action "The Loves of Mars and Venus", Ballet For All, 1969

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Human hair

Production Type

Unique

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.