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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1884 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilhelm, C. RI, born 1858 - died 1925 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen or pen and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Syme Henderson

  • Museum number:

    E.1239-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf B, box 5

Physical description

Design for a costume for a performance of The Beggar Student produced at the Alhambra Theatre, London, April, 1884. In a volume containing various designs for stage costumes.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1884 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Wilhelm, C. RI, born 1858 - died 1925 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen or pen and watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 23.1 cm volume, Width: 18.8 cm volume, Depth: 2 cm volume

Object history note

This costume was designed for a performance of Carl Millöcker’s operetta Der Bettelstudent (The Beggar Student) at the Alhambra Theatre, London, April 12, 1884.

Descriptive line

Drawing by William John Charles Pitcher, design for a costume for a performance of The Beggar Student produced at the Alhambra Theatre, London, April, 1884

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.

Materials

Paper; Ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume design

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Theatre; Clothing; Opera

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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