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view Stevenson, Hugh T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 ca. 1945 (Painted) Set design by Hugh Stevenson for Andree Howard's ballet Mardi Gras, produced by Sadler's Wells... Width: 756 mm, Height: 553 mm This is one of the designs executed by Hugh Stevenson in 1945 and 1946 for Andree Howard's ballet... 150 2014-08-29T19:18:13.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:13.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Mardi Gras.' 'Hugh Stevenson 45.' paper, gouache Gouache on paper S.177-2000 s1772000 O48786 Set design Set design by Hugh Stevenson for Andree Howard's ballet Mardi Gras, produced by Sadler's Wells... Great Britain Unique 2 set-design-stevenson-hugh 2014-08-22T00:00:00.000Z painting (image-making) 1949 1940 view
view Rohde, Gilbert FWK 1940-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 (designed) from 1941 (manufactured) Height: 38 cm, Width: 104 cm, Depth: 73.5 cm High Styles Twentieth-Century American Design (Whitney Museum of American Art 19/09/1985-19/02/1986) The Machine Age in America 1918-1941 (Brooklyn Museum of Art 17/10/1986-16/02/1987) 279 COFFEE TABLE Designed by Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) Made by Herman Miller Furniture... 2014-08-29T19:19:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:22.000Z 42.811852 In Storage -86.016487 leather, acacia, paldao Acacia burl veneer top, paldao edges, leather cloth covered legs W.16-1993 w161993 O122440 Coffee table Acacia burl veneer top, paldao edges, leather cloth covered legs Zeeland, Michigan, USA Mass produced Coffee tables like this one were part of a new, informal way of living which developed in the USA... 2 coffee-table-rohde-gilbert 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1940 1940 view
view Addey, Wilfrid R. PDP Given by K. D. and E. F. Law 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 1940s (made) Height: 37.1 cm, Width: 45 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E 419 2014-08-29T19:20:11.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:11.000Z 52.883289 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 189 -1.97685 Signed in bottom right corner "ADDEY" pencil, chalk Pencil and chalk drawing E.205-2003 e2052003 O232281 Drawing 1 Pencil and chalk drawing of a late 1940s two seater sports car England Wilfrid R. Addey (1912-1999) worked as a commercial artist for over sixty years, working for... 2 VA drawing-of-a-car-drawing-addey-wilfrid-r 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z drawing Drawing of a car 1949 1940 view
view Stevenson, Hugh T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 1940s (Painted) Set design by Hugh Stevenson for scene 2 of Antony Tudor's ballet Gala Performance, produced by... Width: 756 mm, Height: 555 mm This is the design executed by Hugh Stevenson for a 1940s staging of Antony Tudor's ballet Gala... 540 2014-08-29T19:20:47.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:47.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 'Gala Performance. Sc.II.' 'Hugh Stevenson.' paper, pencil, wash, watercolour, gouache Gouache, watercolour, pencil and wash on paper S.288-2000 s2882000 O48792 Set design Set design by Hugh Stevenson for scene 2 of Antony Tudor's ballet Gala Performance, produced by... Great Britain Unique 2 set-design-stevenson-hugh 2014-08-22T00:00:00.000Z painting (image-making) 1949 1940 view
view Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne Pinkham, Roger (ed.) <u>Oliver Messel: an exhibition held at the Theatre Museum, Victoria and... T&P Acquired with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund and the Friends of the V&A. 1940-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 (designed) Tunic designed by Oliver Messel for Jean Cocteau's play <i>The Infernal Machine</i>, 1940. Oliver Messel: an exhibition held at the Theatre Museum Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum 22/06/1983-30/10/1983) Messel designed costumes, sets and masks for Jean Cocteau's play <i>The Infernal Machine</i>... 755 2014-08-29T19:21:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:21:53.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 metal, chiffon, crepe, velvet, thread, elastic crepe, permanently pleated chiffon, elastic, metal hooks S.572-2006 s5722006 O133063 Theatre costume A tunic by Oliver Messel for Jean Cocteau's play The Infernal Machine, 1940. Short-sleeved,... London Reason For Production: Commission Design The Infernal Machine by the French writer Jean Cocteau, is an adaptation of the Oedipus myth from... 3 theatre-costume-messel-oliver-hilary 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z glueing, machine stitching 1940 1940 view
view Lampl, Fritz CER 1955-12-31 1940-01-01 1940-1955 (made) Flute, Britain (London), made by Fritz Lampl, for Orplid glassworks, 1940-1955. Glass, room 131 5811 Fritz Lampl came from Vienna, where his glassworks and the glass produced was under the name... 2014-08-29T19:37:41.000Z 2014-08-29T19:37:41.000Z 51.506321 Glass, room 131, case 81, shelf 1 -0.12714 Filigree glass (vetro a fili) C.336-1993 c3361993 O4321 Flute 1 London 2 VA orplid-flute-lampl-fritz 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Orplid 1955 1940 view
view Scarpa, Carlo Deboni.. CER Gift of Vienini & C. 1940-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 (designed) Bottle, Italy, Venice (Murano), designed by Carlo Scarpa, for Venini & C., 1940 Height: 19.7 cm, Width: 12.6 cm maximum Glass, room 131 7594 A bottle vase to this design was first shown in 1942 at the XXIII Biennale, Venice 2014-08-29T19:43:35.000Z 2014-08-29T19:43:35.000Z 45.452961 Glass, room 131, case 35, shelf 1 12.35388 1) 'Venini Murano Italia' acid-etched; 2) Venini Murano Venezia N. 4572(?) Made in Italy' black &... Glass with coloured threads CIRC.120-1958 circ1201958 O6159 Bottle 1 Murano 2 VA vaso-a-fili-bottle-scarpa-carlo 2014-07-18T00:00:00.000Z Vaso a fili 1940 1940 view
view Bratt, Monica Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 479 CER 1950-12-31 1940-01-01 1940-1950 (made) Glass vase, designed by Monica Bratt, for Reijmyre Glassworks, Sweden, 1940-1950 Height: 18.2 cm Glass, room 131 7717 2014-08-29T19:44:01.000Z 2014-08-29T19:44:01.000Z 62.198448 Glass, room 131, case 82, shelf 5 17.55142 Mould-blown glass CIRC.16-1954 circ161954 O6285 Vase 1 Mould-blown glass vase. Sweden 2 VA vase-bratt-monica 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1950 1940 view
view Rope CER 1945-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 - 1945 (made) Height: 26.3 cm, Width: 22.5 cm 11275 2014-08-29T19:59:46.000Z 2014-08-29T19:59:46.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 'TEACH THEE & THE FISHES OF THE SEA SHALL DECLARE UNTO ALL / OR SPEAK TO THE EARTH AND IT SHALL' stained glass Stained and painted glass C.45-1990 c451990 O8473 Panel England Unique 2 st-anthony-of-padua-preaching-panel-rope 2013-10-31T00:00:00.000Z Painted St Anthony of Padua preaching to the fishes 1945 1940 view
view Breitenbach, Josef PDP Given by Mrs. Ruth Hadley 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 1940s (Made) Depth: 35.4 cm, Width: 28 cm, Depth: 34.5 cm Image, Width: 27.2 cm Image Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H 13327 2014-08-29T20:10:12.000Z 2014-08-29T20:10:12.000Z 40.71455 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case X, shelf 909, box H -74.007124 photographic paper Gelatin silver print, possibly toned E.16-1999 e161999 O11080 Photograph 1 Gelatin-silver print of Central Park with tree in foreground New York 2 VA tree-study-photograph-breitenbach-josef 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z gelatin silver process Tree Study 1949 1940 view
view Unknown EAS Given by Rose Heatley 1960-12-31 1940-01-01 1940-1960 (made) Silk satin jacket, China, 1940-1960 Width: 120 cm across the shoulders, Length: 71 cm including collar This jacket was purchased from a second-hand store in Tianjin, China in 1974 - the bill is in the... 14224 2014-08-29T20:13:15.000Z 2014-08-29T20:13:15.000Z 36.894451 In Storage 104.165649 Patterned silk satin with velvet and fur FE.9-2003 fe92003 O80588 Jacket Jacket of turquoise-blue satin. It is patterned with small roundels with birds against a lattice... China 2 jacket-unknown 2013-09-11T00:00:00.000Z 1960 1940 view
view Monnington, Walter Thomas (Sir, PRA) PDP 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 ca. 1945 Design for a 'bomber' aeroplane showing front elevation, by Sir Walter Thomas Monnington PRA. ... Height: 21 cm, Width: 47.2 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C This design is probably an improvement design for the Lancaster bomber carried out by Monnington... 14508 2014-08-29T20:14:37.000Z 2014-08-29T20:14:37.000Z Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf SH20, box M58 Barnes Wallace pencil, tracing paper Pencil on tracing paper E.280-1998 e2801998 O11226 Design 1 Pencil and ink design for a bomber aeroplane showing front elevation Attribution note: This design is probably an improvement design for the Lancaster bomber, carried... Unique 2 VA design-monnington-walter-thomas 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z drawing (image-making) 1949 1940 view
view Fougasse T&F Given by Miss MacDonald 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 1940s (made) Blouse 'Careless Talk Costs Lives' of printed rayon crepe, designed by Fougasse, England, 1940s. Height: 43 cm nape to base, Width: 38 cm shoulder to shoulder, Depth: 3 cm unmounted Wearing Propaganda (The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts 16/11/2005-16/11/2005) The Power of the Poster (The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield 01/06/2002-30/06/2002) Registered File number 1984/958. Acquired together with jacket T.23-1985. 15869 2014-08-29T20:20:45.000Z 2014-08-29T20:20:45.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 crepe, rayon Printed rayon crepe T.23A-1985 t23a1985 O82047 Blouse Blouse 'Careless Talk' of printed rayon crepe. Decorated with cartoons in square panels. England Reason For Production: Commemorative Reason For Production: Retail Mass produced 2 careless-talk-costs-lives-blouse-fougasse 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z printing Careless Talk Costs Lives 1949 1940 view
view Elsa Schiaparelli Mendes, Valerie. <u>Black In Fashion</u>. London: V&A Publications, 1999. T&F Given by Madame Elsa Schiaparelli 1940-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 (made) Evening dress of embroidered silk crêpe with pearls, sequins and metal strip, designed by Elsa... Black in Fashion (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1999-31/12/1999) The Little Black Dress (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1983-31/12/1984) 16207 EVENING DRESS, embroidered woollen crépe French, Paris, Schiaparelli, Autumn 1940 Schiaparelli... 2014-08-29T20:22:22.000Z 2014-08-29T20:22:22.000Z 48.856918 In Storage 2.34121 'Schiaparelli, 21 Place Vendome, Paris, Automne 1940' '14173' Embroidered silk crêpe, pearls, sequins, metal strip, plastic T.48-1965 t481965 O74727 Evening dress Evening dress of embroidered black silk crêpe. With a large embroidered lily motif on the breast... Paris Autumn 1940 Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) enjoyed the enormous publicity that her more bizarre creations... 2 evening-dress-elsa-schiaparelli 2014-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 1940 1940 view
view Roy, Jamini Partha Mitter, The Triumph of Modernism India' artists and the avant-garde 1922-1947, London,... SSEA Given by Mr. John C. Irwin, 1978. 1945-12-31 1940-01-01 early 1940s (made) Painting, goddess, by Jamini Roy, lamp black and wash on cardboard, Kolkata, early 1940s Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 23.3 cm, Height: 41.1 cm Paper upon which card is mounted, Width: 25.2 cm Paper upon which card is mounted The scroll was originally collected by W.G. Archer. The Museum received the scroll as a gift from... 16370 2014-08-29T20:23:11.000Z 2014-08-29T20:23:11.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 cardboard, wash, ink, lamp black Painted and drawn in lamp-black and wash on cardboard IS.23-1978 is231978 O82544 Painting Painting, lamp-black and ink on cardboard, the image depicts the figure of a highly stylised... Kolkata Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... 2 painting-roy-jamini 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z drawn, Painted 1945 1940 view
view Jamini, Roy Arts of Bengal, text by Robert Skelton, John Lowry, Andrew Topsfield, Veronica Murphy and Susan... SSEA Given by Mr. John C. Irwin, 1978. 1945-12-31 1940-01-01 early 1940s (made) Painting, female figure, by Jamini Roy, lamp black on pitted cardboard, Kolkata, early 1940s Height: 42.9 cm, Width: 27.2 cm The scroll was originally collected by W.G. Archer. The Museum received the scroll as a gift from... 16378 2014-08-29T20:23:15.000Z 2014-08-29T20:23:15.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Signature in Hindi on right hand side. cardboard, ink, lamp black Painted and drawn in lamp-black and ink on cardboard IS.22-1978 is221978 O82553 Painting Painting, in lamp-black and ink on cardboard. The work represents an instance of the artist's... Kolkata Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... 2 painting-jamini-roy 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z drawn, Painted 1945 1940 view
view Jamini, Roy Arts of Bengal, text by Robert Skelton, John Lowry, Andrew Topsfield, Veronica Murphy and Susan... SSEA Given by Mr. John C. Irwin, 1978. 1945-12-31 1940-01-01 early 1940s (made) Painting, Santal Girl, by Jamini Roy, lamp black on pitted cardboard, Kolkata, early 1940s Height: 47.9 cm, Width: 27 cm, Height: 53.4 cm Paper upon which card is mounted, Width: 30.3 cm Paper upon which card is mounted Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) The scroll was originally collected by W.G. Archer. The Museum received the scroll as a gift from... 16380 2014-08-29T20:23:16.000Z 2014-08-29T20:23:16.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Signature in Bengali on right hand side. cardboard, ink, lamp black Painted and drawn in lamp-black and ink on cardboard IS.21-1978 is211978 O82555 Painting Painting, in lamp-black and ink on cardboard, an instance of the artist's exploration of everyday... Kolkata Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... 2 painting-jamini-roy 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z drawn, Painted 1945 1940 view
view 2013gt2592 jpg s Roy, Jamini Partha Mitter, The Triumph of Modernism India' artists and the avant-garde 1922-1947, London,... SSEA Bequeathed by Sir Frank Roberts 1949-12-31 1940-01-01 ca. 1945 (made) Painting, Dancing Lady, by Jamini Roy, gouache on canvas, Kolkata, ca. 1945 Height: 77.7 cm, Width: 57.8 cm, Height: 81.1 cm With frame, Width: 61.8 cm With frame, Depth: 5 cm With frame Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... The painting was purchased by Sir Frank Roberts, Deputy High Commissioner in Delhi (1949-51)... 16594 2014-08-29T20:24:15.000Z 2014-08-29T20:24:15.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Signature in Bengali on right hand side. gouache, canvas, paint Painted in gouache on canvas IS.102-1999 is1021999 O11830 Painting The work, painted in gouache on canvas. depicts an elaborate female figure in a dance pose which... Kolkata 2013GT2592 Jamini Roy (1887-1972) was one of the most important artists of the modern period in India,... 3 dancing-lady-painting-roy-jamini 2014-07-03T00:00:00.000Z Painted Dancing Lady 1949 1940 view
view 2012fg9684 jpg s Piper, John <u>Catalogue of Drawings in the 'Recording Britain' Collection given by the Pilgrim Trust to the... PDP Given by the Pilgrim Trust 1940-04-21 1940-04-21 21/04/1940 (painted) Watercolour by John Piper, 'Temple of British Worthies, Stowe' from the Recording Britain... Height: 38.7 cm, Width: 49.5 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F This work is from the 'Recording Britain' collection of topographical watercolours and drawings... 18950 2014-08-29T20:35:39.000Z 2014-08-29T20:35:39.000Z 51.756779 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RB, shelf 39 -2.63209 'John Piper 1940' paper, watercolour Watercolour painting on paper E.1156-1949 e11561949 O16304 Watercolour 1 Watercolour; signed, dated and titled. The monument forming the subject of the image was created... Stowe 2012FG9684 3 VA the-temple-of-british-worthies-watercolour-piper-john 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z painting The Temple of British Worthies, Stowe, Gloucestershire; Recording Britain 1940 1940 view
view 2008bv7008 jpg s Anderson, Stanley <u>Catalogue of Drawings in the 'Recording Britain' Collection given by the Pilgrim Trust to the... PDP Given by the Pilgrim Trust 1940-12-31 1940-01-01 1940 (painted) Watercolour by Stanley Anderson, 'Stone Dean, Jordans', from the Recording Britain Collection... Height: 25.4 cm, Width: 31.6 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F This work is from the 'Recording Britain' collection of topographical watercolours and drawings... 18952 2014-08-29T20:35:40.000Z 2014-08-29T20:35:40.000Z 51.613579 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RB, shelf 3 -0.59594 'Stanley Anderson -1940-' paper, watercolour Watercolour painting on paper E.1133-1949 e11331949 O16325 Watercolour 1 Watercolour painting; signed and dated. Stone Dean is a 1691 house, with several high chimneys... Jordans 2008BV7008 3 VA stone-dean-jordans-buckinghamshire-recording-watercolour-anderson-stanley 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z painting Stone Dean, Jordans, Buckinghamshire; Recording Britain 1940 1940 view