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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:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1918 (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.2238-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Percy Anderson for Casilda in Act II from The Gondoliers, tour, 1918.

Physical description

Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on card. The design features a back view of Casilda's cloak and head piece. Inset details of jewellery.

Place of Origin

London (designed)

Date

1918 (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: 17.4 cm

Object history note

Design originally used for tour Birmingham 23 December 1918, and subsequently Princes Theatre, 29 September 1919.

A revised costume for Casilda as Queen was designed by Percy Anderson and first worn by Winifred Lawson, Princes Theatre, 10 March 1924.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Percy Anderson for Casilda in Act II from The Gondoliers, tour, 1918

Materials

Card; Pencil; Watercolour; Bodycolour

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Designing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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