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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1883 (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.1094-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf B, box 4

Physical description

Design for a costume for a performance of The Golden Ring produced at the Alhambra Theatre, London, 1883. In a volume containing various designs for stage costumes.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

1883 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen or pen and watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 19.9 cm volume, Width: 16.6 cm volume, Depth: 2.1 cm volume

Object history note

This costume was designed for a performance of the fairy spectacular opera The Golden Ring at the Alhambra Theatre Royal, London. The show ran from December 3rd, 1883.

Descriptive line

Drawing by William John Charles Pitcher, design for a costume for a performance of The Golden Ring produced at the Alhambra Theatre, London, 1883

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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