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Costume Design

1875 (made)

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Ink and wash on paper
Brief Description
Costume design by E.W. Godwin for Portia in The Merchant of Venice, 1875
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'J.Amman' (Textual information. Lower left hand side of left hand figure.)
  • 'Vecellio' (Textual information. Beneath right hand figure.)
Object history
Associated production: The Merchant of Venice. Designer: E.W. Godwin. Actor: Ellen Terry. Prince of Wales Theatre and Scala Theatre, London, 17.4.1875. Performance category: Drama. Ellen Terry played the role of Portia in this production.
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record createdOctober 7, 2010
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