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costume design

  • Object:

    Theatre costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1890s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Archibald Chasemore (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case FRI, shelf 94J, box 26

Physical description

Archibald Chasemore, one of 22 costume designs in pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


c.1890s (made)


Archibald Chasemore (made)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'A Chasemore'


Height: 15.2 cm, Width: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Archibald Chasemore. One of 22 costume designs, British, c.1890s.

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

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1983


Pen and ink and watercolour



Subjects depicted

Costume design


Theatre costume; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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