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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:

    1908 (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.1847-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for the Embroideries in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1908-09.

Physical description

Costume design for the Embroideries in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Female figure in a white and brown costume with pink, green and silver details and matching headdress. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, drawn)

Date

1908 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'EMBROIDERIES'
Written in bottom right hand corner

'8 Chorus / Verner / Lynd / Mengies / Seigeist(?) / Murray / Knight / Artis / (?)'
Written on reverse, list of actresses playing the Embroideries.

Dimensions

Height: 36.9 cm, Width: 26.8 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for the Embroideries in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1908, 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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