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Theatrical make-up

Theatrical Make-Up
late 20th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bottle of Kryolan Brandel Gummimilch (Rubber milk), late 20th century.

Gummimilch is a brand of latex liquid, used in the theatre and in film to simulate skin and create false noses, bald heads and ageing effects.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleTheatrical make-up (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Plastic, printed paper, liquid latex
Brief description
Bottle of Kryolan Brandel Gummimilch (Rubber milk latex liquid), late 20th century
Physical description
Plastic bottle, rectangular with straight sides, containing Gummimilch latex liquid, with attached label, printed 'Gummimilch / gefärbt / Vor Frost schützen! / BRÃNDEL GMBH KRYOLAN GMBH / BERLIN 51'.


Dimensions
  • Height: 18cm
  • Width: 6.5cm
  • Depth: 5cm
Credit line
Given by the Royal College of Music
Summary
Bottle of Kryolan Brandel Gummimilch (Rubber milk), late 20th century.

Gummimilch is a brand of latex liquid, used in the theatre and in film to simulate skin and create false noses, bald heads and ageing effects.
Collection
Accession number
S.596-1990

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Record createdJuly 1, 2009
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