Not currently on display at the V&A

Theatrical make-up

Theatrical Make-Up
early 20th century (made)
Place of origin

Tin of 'Cremina' face powder (green), Frizell & Co., early 20th century

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Theatrical Make Up
  • Theatrical Make Up
TitleTheatrical make-up (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Metal, printed paper, face powder
Brief description
Tin of 'Cremina' face powder (green), Frizell & Co., early 20th century
Physical description
Circular gun-metal coloured tin with lid, containing face powder, the lid with a circular paper label printed with the words 'Poudre Riz ADHÉRENTE', 'CROWE'S CREMINA for Stage Use', 'FRIZELL & Co. Theatrical Chemists and Perfumers. 1 CRANBOURN ST. LONDON, W.C.2. MANUFACTURED BY "THE REGENT CHEMISTS LTD." 70 VAUXHALL BRIDGE RD. LONDON. S.W.1.' A half moon shaped printed label has been attached above the text, with the words 'LIGHT GREEN'.
  • Height: 5cm
  • Diameter: 7.5cm
Credit line
Given by the Royal College of Music
Tin of 'Cremina' face powder (green), Frizell & Co., early 20th century
Accession number

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest feedback

Record createdJuly 1, 2009
Record URL
Download as: JSON