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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forbes-Robertson, Eric, born 1865 - died 1935 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pencil, watercolour and body colour on brown paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1036-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 57

Physical description

Design for the housemaid's dress in 'The Light that Failed', an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel of the same name. Drawing by Eric Forbes-Robertson in pencil, watercolour and body colour on brown paper. Signed 'Le Celte' and inscribed 'The Light that failed'.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Forbes-Robertson, Eric, born 1865 - died 1935 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pencil, watercolour and body colour on brown paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Le Celte'
Signed

"The Light that failed"
Inscribed

Dimensions

Length: 33 cm, Height: 24.6 cm

Descriptive line

Design for the housemaid's dress in 'The Light that Failed', an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel of the same name. Drawing by Eric Forbes-Robertson in pencil, watercolour and body colour on brown paper. Signed 'Le Celte' and inscribed 'The Light that failed'.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Body colour; Brown paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Dresses; Costume

Categories

Drawings; Theatre; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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