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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:

    1910 (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.1979-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for Six Imps in Jack & the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1910, Drury Lane Design Collection.
This design seems to be another proposal for the same character.

Physical description

Costume design for Six Imps in Jack & the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Female figure in green outfit with a red headdress. Signed and dated. Drawn on millboard.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, drawn)

Date

1910 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour on millboard

Marks and inscriptions

'Six Imps'
Inscribed in pencil on lower right hand corner.

'6 Imps/ 1. Miss G. smith/ 2. Miss M. Brooks/ 3. M. Phaw/ 4. Miss P. Jachobson/ 5. Miss M. Sulton/ 6. Miss R. Howard'
Inscribed in pencil on the verso.

Dimensions

Height: 36.7 cm, Width: 26.8 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for Six Imps in Jack & the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1910, 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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