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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 (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    1907 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.1827-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a chorus character in Babes in the Wood at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1907-08.

This production of Babes in the Wood also featured characters from the legend of Robin Hood.

Physical description

Costume design for a chorus character in Babes in the Wood at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Female figure in a pink and white dress, around the dress there are large striped white and beige balls, probably intended to look like large sweets, the figure also carries one of these sweets. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, drawn)

Date

1907 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 36.8 cm, Width: 26.6 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a chorus character in Babes in the Wood at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1907, Drury Lane Design Collection.

Materials

Ink; Watercolour; Pencil; Millboard

Techniques

Free-hand drawing; Painting (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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