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1971

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2015

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Drawing, Costume Design: Blanch of Spain, for King John

This is a Drawing. It was written by William Shakespeare and designed by Theoni V. Aldredge and made for (as the client) New York Shakespeare Festival. We acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and opaque watercolor, crayon on gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Theoni V. Aldredge. It is credited Gift of Theoni V. Aldredge.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 42.8 × 33 cm (16 7/8 in. × 13 in.)

It is signed

Signed in ink at lower right of design: "Theoni V. Aldredge"

It is inscribed

Upper right: "KING JOHN" Lower right: "MISS EIS / CHARACTER = BLANCH OF SPAIN #6"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Blanch of Spain, for King John; Designed by Theoni V. Aldredge ; USA; brush and opaque watercolor, crayon on gray paper; H x W: 42.8 × 33 cm (16 7/8 in. × 13 in.); Gift of Theoni V. Aldredge; 1971-2-7

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