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Costume design for Purcell's "Fairy Queen": PD.128-1975

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Costume design for Purcell's "Fairy Queen"

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Wood, Joan Kingsford

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 300 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

21.5 m30 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Wood, W. R.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Gold paint
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Ink, graphite and bodycolour and gold paint on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Joan Kingsford Wood
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: For the Cambridge performance of Purcell's Fairy Queen Feb. 1920
  • Location: Upper left
  • Text: Phoebus
  • Location: Lower left

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.128-1975
Primary reference Number: 14523
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Costume design for Purcell's "Fairy Queen"" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14523 Accessed: 2022-12-02 16:41:57

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