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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 1770

Costume designs by William J. C. Pitcher for ballet and theater

21 original costume designs by British artist "Wilhelm" Pitcher for ballet and theater.

Dates

  • 1889-1905

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.1 linear feet (5 folders in box)

21 original watercolor costume designs by British artist William J. C. Pitcher, also known as C. Wilhelm, for at least five different productions.

Biographical / Historical

William J.C. Pitcher was an English artist, costume and scenery designer who used the pseudonym Wilhelm or C. Wilhelm.

Arrangement

Arranged in series by associated performance (arrangement that of the dealer).

Physical Location

b

Custodial History

Formerly owned by dance historian, George Verdak.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2018MT-98. Purchased from J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians with funds from the Howard D. Rothschild Bequest, 2018 March.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Costume Designs by William J. C. Pitcher for Ballet and Theater, 1889-1905 (MS Thr 1770). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 March 20
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02902

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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