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design for Blue Guards

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Directors of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Attilio Comelli, pen and watercolour design for Blue Guards for the pantomime, 'The Babes in the Wood'.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1897 (made)


Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and watercolour


Height: 14 in Average size, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

Attilio Comelli, one of 47 pen and watercolour designs for costumes in the pantomime, 'The Babes in the Wood', produced in London at the Drury Lane Theatre on December 27th, 1897.

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; Watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Costume; Theatre; Pantomime


Theatre; Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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