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Costume design
  • Costume design
    Annals, Michael, born 1938 - died 1990
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Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Annals, Michael, born 1938 - died 1990 (theatre designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour and gold paint on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.842-1996

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1964 (made)

Artist/maker

Annals, Michael, born 1938 - died 1990 (theatre designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour and gold paint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'The National Theatre / The Royal Hunt of the Sun'
Textual information. Upper left hand corner.

'Tunic - Jersey embroidered with gold / discs - tonic bottle tops / Cloak - Semi circle of organza with / overlapping crow feathers lined / with course [sic] silk tie-dyed in / sun ray patterns / Not seen from the back'
Textual information. Upper right hand side.

'Michael Annals '64'
Signature. Lower right hand side.

'Atahuallpa - 1st appearance - Robert Stephens'
Textual information. Beneath figure.

Object history note

The design was owned by Stanley Miller and was sold to the Theatre Museum on Mr Miller's death by his executor, George Smith. Associated production: The Royal Hunt of the Sun. Designer: Michael Annals. Directors: John Dexter, Desmond O'Donovan. Actor: Robert Stephens. Performing company: National Theatre. Chichester Festival Theatre, Sussex, 7.7.1964. Old Vic, London, 8.12.1964. Robert Stephens played the role of Atahuallpa in this production. For other designs by Michael Annals for The Royal Hunt of the Sun at the National Theatre see S.272-1991 to S.273-1991, and at the Anta Theater, New York S.274-1991 to S.295-1991.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Michael Annals for Atahuallpa in The Royal Hunt of the Sun, 1964

Subjects depicted

Costume

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Stage costumes

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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