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Working costume design - The Gondoliers
  • The Gondoliers
    Ricketts, Charles, born 1866 - died 1931
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The Gondoliers

  • Object:

    Working costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1929 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ricketts, Charles, born 1866 - died 1931 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured watercolour and bodycolour over photographic copy 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.2303-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Working costume design by Charles Ricketts for Luiz from The Gondoliers, Savoy Theatre, 1929.

Physical description

Hand-coloured watercolour and bodycolour over photographic copy on paper. The design features Luiz wearing a uniform which includes a white jacket wit pink sleeves and gold epaulets along with white trousers and tan coloured boots.

Place of Origin

London (designed)

Date

1929 (designed)

Artist/maker

Ricketts, Charles, born 1866 - died 1931 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured watercolour and bodycolour over photographic copy on paper

Dimensions

Height: 35.8 cm, Width: 21.7 cm

Descriptive line

Working costume design by Charles Ricketts for Luiz from The Gondoliers, Savoy Theatre, 1929

Materials

Watercolour; Bodycolour; Ink; Paper

Techniques

Designing; Copying; Drawing (image-making); Painting (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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