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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.2258-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Percy Anderson for the Duchess's Page and the Duke's Page in Act II from The Gondoliers, tour, 1918.

Physical description

Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on card. The design features the Duchess's Page on the left wearing a yellow jacket, matching breeches and is holding an orange cloak. The Duke's Page is on the right wearing a blue jacket, matching breeches and is holding a green cloak.

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: 17.3 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Costume design by Percy Anderson for the Duchess's Page and the Duke's Page 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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