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Drawing - Wilhelm Pantomime Designs
  • Wilhelm Pantomime Designs
    Wilhelm, born 1858 - died 1925
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Wilhelm Pantomime Designs

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1890 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilhelm, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired with the assistance of Brian Peters

  • Museum number:

    S.92-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Pencil drawing by Wilhelm (Charles William Pitcher, 1858-1925) for the Bell Flower Ballet in the pantomime Dick Whittington as performed at Crystal Palace on 24th December 1890, Wilhelm Pantomime Designs.

The designer Wilhelm (William Charles Pitcher RI, 1858-1925) was one of the most inventive and prolific late 19th century costume designers, whose early passion for stage spectacle led to his employment designing pantomime costumes for Drury Lane Theatre. His attention to detail and his ability to create visually stunning and decorative costumes appealed to producers and public alike and led to a constant stream of work.

Physical description

Pencil drawing by Wilhelm for the Bell Flower Ballet in the pantomime Dick Whittington as performed at Crystal Palace on 24th December 1890.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1890 (designed)

Artist/maker

Wilhelm, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm, Width: 18 cm

Descriptive line

Pencil drawing by Wilhelm (Charles William Pitcher, 1858-1925) for the Bell Flower Ballet in the pantomime Dick Whittington as performed at Crystal Palace on 24th December 1890, Wilhelm Pantomime Designs.

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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