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design for one of eight figurantes

  • Object:

    Design

  • 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:

    E.2114-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 103

Physical description

Attilio Comelli, pen and watercolour design for one of eight costumes for figurantes in the pantomime 'The Babes in the Wood'.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1897 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pen and watercolour

Dimensions

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

Materials

Pen and ink; Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Pantomime; Costume; Theatre

Categories

Theatre; Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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