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Print - Design for a theatrical costume

Design for a theatrical costume

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1887 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing, watercolour touched with gold on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Arthur Collins.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 1, box A

Physical description

Landscape format drawing depicting a design for a pantomime costume, showing a mounted knight in armour.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1887 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing, watercolour touched with gold on paper


Height: 11.75 in, Width: 905 in

Descriptive line

Design for a theatrical costume, by an anonymous artist, Great Britain, 1887.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Horse; Costume; Knight


Theatre; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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