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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 (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1911 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, watercolour paper pasted to on board

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.2143-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Comelli for the role of a Woodcutter in part one, scene two of Hop O' My Thumb as performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in September 1911. Drury Lane Design Collection.

Physical description

Costume design by Comelli for the role of a Woodcutter in Hop O' My Thumb. The Woodcutter wears grey shoes, socks and breeches, light green shirt, brown waistcoat and sanguine coloured hat. He carries an axe over his left shoulder and holds a staff in his right hand.

Place of Origin

London (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1911 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pencil, watercolour paper pasted to on board

Dimensions

Height: 30.8 cm, Width: 15.3 cm, Height: 36.7 cm Total including mount, Width: 26.7 cm Total including mount

Descriptive line

Costume design by Comelli for the role of a Woodcutter in Hop O' My Thumb as performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in September 1911. Drury Lane Design Collection.

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Drawing board; Paper; Glue or paste

Techniques

Free-hand drawing; Painting; Sketching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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