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Sketches - The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

  • Object:

    Sketches

  • Place of origin:

    London (sketched)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (sketched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Home, Percy (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    charcoal, watercolour and pencil on paper

  • 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.2293-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume sketch executed during performance by Percy Home for unknown female character from The Gondoliers, early 20th century.

Physical description

Charcoal, watercolour and pencil on paper. This is a rough sketch of a female figure wearing a gold gown, blue royal robe and tall headdress. She is stood in three-quarter view.

Place of Origin

London (sketched)

Date

early 20th century (sketched)

Artist/maker

Home, Percy (artist)

Materials and Techniques

charcoal, watercolour and pencil on paper

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 11.6 cm

Descriptive line

Costume sketch executed during performance by Percy Home for unknown female character from The Gondoliers, early 20th century

Materials

Charcoal; Pencil; Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Designing; Drawing (image-making); Sketching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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