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1969

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Costume Design: Dear World

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Freddy Wittop and music composed by Jerry Herman and written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and subject: Angela Lansbury. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache on gray cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Freddy Wittop. It is credited Gift of Freddy Wittop.

Its dimensions are

50.7 x 33 cm (19 15/16 in. x 13 in.)

It is signed

Signed, lower right.

It is inscribed

Upper left, inscribed: "First draft for Dear World. Angela Lansbury."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Dear World; Music composed by Jerry Herman ; USA; brush and watercolor, gouache on gray cardboard; 50.7 x 33 cm (19 15/16 in. x 13 in.); Gift of Freddy Wittop; 1971-1-7

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