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Costume design
  • Costume design
    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925
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Costume design

  • Date:

    1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil on artist's board

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage


1899 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on artist's board

Marks and inscriptions

'A.Comelli / '99'
Signature. Lower left hand corner.

'C.A. / 1910'
Stamp. Reverse.

Object history note

Attilio Comelli (c.1858-1925) and his brother, E.(?), were both regularly employed as costume designers for extravaganzas and pantomimes at the Alhambra, Drury Lane and other London theatres at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. Associated production: Designer: Attilio Comelli. c.1899. Performance category: Pantomime?

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a Pink and Brown Orchid Girl in an unidentified production, 1899

Subjects depicted

Costume; Flowers


Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Stage costumes


Theatre and Performance Collection

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