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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 on millboard

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.1914-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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

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.

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 on millboard

Marks and inscriptions

'Swiss Women'
Written in bottom right hand corner

'Illegible notes'
Written on the verso.

Dimensions

Height: 36.8 cm, Width: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for Swiss Women 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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