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Costume design - The Gondoliers
  • The Gondoliers
    Anderson, Percy, born 1851 - died 1928
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The Gondoliers

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1889 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Anderson, Percy, born 1851 - died 1928 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte.
    The V&A wishes to acknowledge the generous support given by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which facilitated the cataloguing of the D’Oyly Carte Archive designs in 2015/16.

  • Museum number:

    S.2191-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Percy Anderson for the Grand Inquisitor in Act I from The Gondoliers, Savoy Theatre, 1889.

Physical description

Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on card. The design features the Grand Inquisitor seated and wearing dark blue breeches a white shirt and grey cloak with a matching hat.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1889 (designed)

Artist/maker

Anderson, Percy, born 1851 - died 1928 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on card

Dimensions

Height: 25.2 cm, Width: 17.6 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Percy Anderson for the Grand Inquisitor in Act I from The Gondoliers, Savoy Theatre, 1889

Materials

Watercolour; Card; Pencil; Bodycolour

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Designing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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