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Waistcoat

1886
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This waistcoat was part of the costume worn by Charles Wyndham when he appeared as the 18th century actor and theatre manager David Garrick in Tom Robertson's play David Garrick at the Criterion Theatre, London, opening on 13 November 1886.


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Brief Description
18th century style waistcoat worn by Charles Wyndham as David Garrick in the play David Garrick, Criterion Theatre, London, 1886
Physical Description
Costume for Charles Wyndham as David Garrick. 18th century style waistcoat.
Dimensions
  • Waistcoat, collar to hem length: 69cm
  • Waistcoat, width width: 35cm
  • Packed weight of parts s.1349, a and b weight: 2.5kg
Marks and Inscriptions
B J Simmons & Co: Sir / Charles Wyndham (Label: Trade Label)
Credit line
Given by the British Theatre Museum Association
Object history
The costume was given to the British Theatre Museum Association by Sir Bronson Albery and Miss Doris Langley Moore in April 1965.
Subject depicted
Association
Literary ReferenceDavid Garrick
Summary
This waistcoat was part of the costume worn by Charles Wyndham when he appeared as the 18th century actor and theatre manager David Garrick in Tom Robertson's play David Garrick at the Criterion Theatre, London, opening on 13 November 1886.
Bibliographic Reference
Theatre Peepshow : a dip into the Theatre Museum's collections, London : Theatre Museum, 1976Case 3, item 6
Other Number
1965/A/33/B - BTMA accession number
Collection
Accession Number
S.1349B-1984

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record createdMay 14, 2004
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