2957. For H.a. Freeman's Pantomime. Marqery Daw 1d dress. No Tights.
Watercolour with pen and ink on board. 380 x 202mm. 15 x 8".
A dainty maid in a purple and green dress, wearing a white bonnet with a green ribbon and bow. She wears a purple floral corset with a green-bowed drape over her skirt. A costume design for "Mr Freeman's Pantomime".A Mr. Harry Freeman was and entertainer in the East end of London performing mainly in muscial theatre from around the late 1890's. Also Margery Daw top right could refer to the "See Saw Margery Daw" rhyming song.
Ex Collection: Alec Clunes.
[Ref: 22707] £320.00