Series 05 - Drawings

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US MBE MSS 001-05

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  • Undated (Creation)


1 folder

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This series contains drawings, prints, and artwork, both original and reproduced. The bulk of the items are made up of costume and character sketches from various operas, as well as depictions of Gilbert and Sullivan themselves. Included are some hand-drawn character sketches by actor Robert Pitkin, and prints of Lucille Corcos’ illustrations for “A Treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan”. Most drawings are not dated or signed.

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One folder only.

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Some materials may be subject to copyright. No part of the materials protected by copyright may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without written permission from the copyright holder. Researchers are required to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce and/or publish materials under copyright.

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Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [Container number], Sigmund A. Lavine Gilbert and Sullivan Collection, Emerson College Archives, Emerson College, Boston, MA.

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