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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hammond, Aubrey, born 1893 - died 1940 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Rupert Mason

  • Museum number:

    E.622-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case TOPIC, shelf 12B

Physical description

Watercolour costume design for Miss Fay Compton as The Lady in 'The Man with a Load of Mischief', produced at the Haymarket Theatre in London.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Hammond, Aubrey, born 1893 - died 1940 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Aubrey Hammond'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 51.4 cm, Width: 33.6 cm

Object history note

This is an alternate design for The Lady for when she is wearing dark hair. The bonnet of the costume was to be removed almost immediately after the Entrance.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Aubrey Lindsay Hammond, costume design for Miss Fay Compton as The Lady in 'The Man with a Load of Mischief', produced at the Haymarket Theatre in London, reproduced as plate CVI in 'Robes of Thespis,' watercolour, Great Britain, ca. 1925

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
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
Sheringham, George and R. Boyd Morrison for Rupert Mason. Robes of Thespis; costume designs by modern artists. London: E. Benn limited, 1928.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume design

Categories

Drawings; Theatre; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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