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Costume design for three small butterflies in 'Les Papillons'

  • 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.1543-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for three small butterflies (Fritillary, Adonis and Buff-tip) in the ballet Les Papillons.

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: 16 cm, Width: 23 cm

Descriptive line

C. Wilhelm, one of four designs for Les Papillons 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

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Costume; Butterflies

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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