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Design for costume of 'Gallanthus': PD.860-1975

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Design for costume of 'Gallanthus'


Draughtsman: Raverat, Gwendolen



Measurements and weight

Height: 225 mm
Width: 105 mm

Relative size of this object

10.5 m22.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Design for an Amateur production of 'The Poisoned Kiss'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Gold paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, brush, black ink, watercolour, bodycolour with some gold on paper (2 pieces stuck together)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gallanthus. plum coloured coat, / Square topped hat with cockade / Black Cloak with fur collar / lined palest grey-green Satin /, the Knees but not very tight lower down
  • Location: Lower margin
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.860-1975
Primary reference Number: 13120
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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