Costume design for “King Lear”

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Title: Costume design for “King Lear” Name of Object: Costume design Object Type: paper, watercolour, pen Artist/Maker: Herbert Whittaker Description:

Character designs on textured paper. Five characters in artic-style costume. “Curan,” “Soldier” and “Knight” in black (Knight also carrying spear and drum), “Doctor” in green in white, and “Old Man” in brown tones with walking stick. Inscription by Herbert Whittaker on verso. Pink board with black frame. Artist’s signature hidden by framing.

Accession Number: 994.1.199.B Country of origin: canada Production Year: 1961 Dimensions: 44 (w) 29.00 (h) Credit Line: Theatre Museum Canada. Gift of Herbert Whittaker

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