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Costume design

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1934 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mann, Cathleen (Marchioness of Queensberry), born 1896 - died 1959 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing, watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 6, box B

Physical description

Portrait format drawing depicting a design for a poor dress, for the Character of Mabubah, int he film "Chu Chin Chow".

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)


1934 (drawn)


Mann, Cathleen (Marchioness of Queensberry), born 1896 - died 1959 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing, watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Cathleen Mann


Height: 14.125 in, Width: 8 in

Descriptive line

Costume design, drawn by Cathleen Mann, Marchioness of Queensberry, for the film "Chu Chin Chow", produced by the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation, Ltd, Great Britain, 1934.

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


Paper; Watercolour


Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Dress; Costume design


Theatre; Clothing; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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