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Costume design for 'Old China'

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Alfred Butt

  • Museum number:

    E.1550-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 108

Physical description

Design for a female costume in the ballet Old China.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1901 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

C. Wilhelm. 1901
signed

Dimensions

Height: 18 cm, Width: 13 cm

Descriptive line

C. Wilhelm, one of five designs for the ballet Old China at the Empire Theatre, London, 1901

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 and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume design

Categories

Theatre costume; Theatre; Designs; Drawings; Costumes; Dance

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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