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Richard II costume designs: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre


Original costume designs for the production of Richard II performed at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, in 1944

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    23 items (1 bundle)

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    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Stratford-upon-Avon - Waterside - Shakespeare Memorial Theatre,

    United Kingdom - England - Birmingham,

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Some designs have fabric samples attached. Property of the SBT. Although created for the 1944 production, the designs are signed by Norris and dated as 1943. There is a note with the designs stating that some others within the subseries were removed at an unknown date. These were numbers 12,16,18, 23, 8, 11. Other numbers are also missing, or else not in the possession of the SBT. The remaining designs have been given reference codes based upon the numbers given by the designer on the original items. In box entitled 'Jonathan Newth'