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Costume design - Anthony Holland design
  • Anthony Holland design
    Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001
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Anthony Holland design

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1933 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001 (costume designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, Gouache, Pen & Ink, and Gold Paint, on Paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Anthony Holland

  • Museum number:

    S.664-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume design for Wyndham Goldie as Hannibal in "The Road to Rome". The design depicts a full length male figure with right hand on hip and holding the hilt of a sword in his left hand. The figure wears ancient "Carthaginian" style battle dress and helmet.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1933 (painted)

Artist/maker

Holland, Anthony, born 1912 - died 2001 (costume designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, Gouache, Pen & Ink, and Gold Paint, on Paper

Marks and inscriptions

' "The Road to Rome" / Hannibal / (Mr Wyndham / Goldie) '
Textual information; Upper left hand corner of the design; handwriting; pencil

' Anthony Holland '
Signature; Lower right hand corner of the design; handwriting; Ink

Dimensions

Height: 457 mm, Width: 246 mm

Object history note

This Costume design by Anthony Holland is part of an extensive collection of designs donated to the Theatre Museum by the artist in 1996. The design was executed for a production of Robert Emmet Sherwood's play "The Road to Rome", Liverpool Repertory Theatre, 1933. The play was produced by William Armstrong.

Historical significance: These designs mark Anthony Holland's debut as a stage designer in the professional theatre.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Anthony Holland for Wyndham Goldie as Hannibal in The Road to Rome, Liverpool Repertory Theatre, 1933

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Gouache; Paint; Ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Painting

Subjects depicted

Plays; Costume design

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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