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Drury Lane Design Collection

Costume Design
1908 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink and watercolour on millboard
Brief Description
Costume design by Attilio Comelli for Swiss Women in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1908, Drury Lane Design Collection.
Physical Description
Costume design for Swiss Women in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Two female figures in profile in peasant alike outfits. The one in the foreground is wearing a grey long skirt, white blouse with blue dots and a white apron whilst the one in the background is wearing a brown long skirt, yellow blouse with brown stripes. Rough sketch of a torso and illegible notes on the verso. Dated and signed. Drawn on millboard.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36.8cm
  • Width: 26.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Swiss Women' (Written in bottom right hand corner)
  • 'Illegible notes' (Written on the verso.)
Credit line
Given by George Hoare, Archivist of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Literary ReferenceDick Whittington
Summary
Costume design by Attilio Comelli for Swiss Women in Dick Whittington at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1908-09.
Collection
Accession Number
S.1914-2010

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record createdSeptember 8, 2010
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