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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

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.2030-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for the Halberdiers in the last scene of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1910-11.

Physical description

Costume design for the Halberdiers in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Female figure in a blue and white jacket with silver details over white trousers, wearing a helmet and carrying a silver halberd. Signed.

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

Marks and inscriptions

'LAST SCENE / HALBARDIERS'
Written at bottom

'32 Chorus Ladies / 1. Miss F Pragnell / 2. " Q Saunders / 3. E. Clarkson / 4. " D. May / 5. " W. Hepworth / 6. " M Haiman / 7. " F. Blake / 8. " M. Artis / 9. " Ellam / 10. " D. Grimaldi / 11. " M Morell / 12. " Winaberg / 13. " Dick / 14. " Silverthorne / 15. " F. Roberts / 16. " Segrist / 17. " V Neilson / 18. " A Knight / 19. " Humby / 20. " L Winter / 21. " Millar / 22. " Carlisle / 23. " Kenedy / 24. " B. Menzies / 25. " " Montrose / 26. " F. Lewis / 27. " F Grimaldi / 28. " P. Clifford / 29. " D Woods / 30. " McCullum / 31. " Kenyon / 32. H. Leslie'
Written on left hand side of reverse

'16 Ballet Ladies / 1. Miss Shonberg / 2. " D Hart / 3. " Piggott / 4. " Shortis / 5. " M. Leslie / 6. " Gower / 7. " Maitland / 8. " A Winter / 9. " Marie Winter / 10. " Galvin / 11. " Scott / 12. " Travers / 13. " Cave / " 14. " Osborne / 15. " Avonmore / 16. " de Soolen'
Written on right hand side of reverse

'No 14'
Written in top right hand corner

'B'
Written in top left hand corner

Dimensions

Height: 36.7 cm, Width: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for the Halberdiers in Jack and 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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