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Costume design - Drury Lane Design Collection
  • Drury Lane Design Collection
    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925
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Drury Lane Design Collection

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    1904 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and watercolour on paper glued to board

  • Credit Line:

    Given by George Hoare, Archivist of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

  • Museum number:

    S.1441-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Comelli for the role of The King (King Ivory) in The White Cat, as performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 26th December 1904. Drury Lane Design Collection.

Physical description

Costume design by Comelli for the role of The King (King Ivory) in The White Cat. The king wears a green tail coated jacket with white trousers, a medal, monocle and crown. He stands but supports himself with two emerald green under-the-arm crutches.

Place of Origin

London (probably, drawn)

Date

1904 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour on paper glued to board

Marks and inscriptions

'King / Mr Danvers'
Written in pencil on front of work at bottom edge. Notes are also written in pencil alongside design.

Dimensions

Height: 36.9 cm, Width: 26.8 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Comelli for the role of The King (King Ivory) in The White Cat, as performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 26th December 1904. Drury Lane Design Collection.

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Paper; Mounting board

Techniques

Free-hand drawing; Painting; Sketching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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