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Stage Property

mid 20th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Leprechaun's Crock of Gold from a Natural Movement production.

Natural Movement was established by Madge Atkinson (1885-1970), initially in Manchester in the early years of the 20th century. Madge was a barefoot dancer who drew inspiration from movement in nature (water, the breeze, etc) and from the natural movements of the human body. Along with her contemporaries Ruby Ginner and Margaret Morris, she pioneered modern dance in Britain.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Papier mache and gold paint
Brief description
Leprechaun's Crock of Gold from a Natural Movement production
Physical description
Irregular lump of papier mache covered in gold paint.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.5cm
  • Width: 14cm
  • Circumference: 43cm (approx.)
Credit line
Given by Francine Watson Coleman on behalf of the Natural Movement organisation
Object history
Acquired as a part of the Natural Movement Collection.
Summary
Leprechaun's Crock of Gold from a Natural Movement production.

Natural Movement was established by Madge Atkinson (1885-1970), initially in Manchester in the early years of the 20th century. Madge was a barefoot dancer who drew inspiration from movement in nature (water, the breeze, etc) and from the natural movements of the human body. Along with her contemporaries Ruby Ginner and Margaret Morris, she pioneered modern dance in Britain.
Collection
Accession number
S.851-2019

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Record createdDecember 10, 2019
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