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Sketches - The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

  • Object:

    Sketches

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920s (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Home, Percy (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    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.2963-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume sketch, executed by Percy Home during a performance of The Pirates of Penzance, unidentified character, ca. 1920s.

Physical description

Costume sketch, executed by Percy Home during a performance of The Pirates of Penzance, unidentified character, ca. 1920s. The sketch features a full length, three quarter profile image of a woman wearing a mid nineteenth century style slate blue and white evening dress with a full skirt and fitted bodice. She is positioned with her back to the viewer and her arms by her sides.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

ca. 1920s (designed)

Artist/maker

Home, Percy (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Dimensions

Height: 30.1 cm, Width: 18.8 cm

Descriptive line

Costume sketch, executed by Percy Home during a performance of The Pirates of Penzance, unidentified character, ca. 1920s

Materials

Watercolour; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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