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Guide to the Allen and Lewis Costume Sketches
MS-P066  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Researchers
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Allen and Lewis costume sketches
    Date: circa 1895
    Collection Number: MS-P066
    Creator: Allen and Lewis (firm)
    Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 oversized folder)
    Languages: The collection is in English.
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises nine costume sketches by the late 19th-century London costume firm Allen and Lewis. Sketches were created with watercolor and pencil, and are approximately 9.5 centimeters by 15.5 centimeters. Designs portray women in a variety of stage roles and include costumes for Spanish dancers, a Greek muse, a clown, and a fairy.

    Important Information for Researchers

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. These materials are in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Allen and Lewis Costume Sketches. MS-P066. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired, 2004.

    Processing History

    Processed by Audrey Pearson, 2007.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises nine costume sketches by the late 19th-century London costume firm Allen and Lewis. Sketches were created with watercolor and pencil, and are approximately 9.5 centimeters by 15.5 centimeters. Designs portray women in a variety of stage roles and include costumes for Spanish dancers, a Greek muse, a clown, and a fairy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Costume design -- England -- Archives.

    Genres and Formats of Materials

    Costume design drawings -- England -- 19th century.

    Contributors

    Allen and Lewis (firm).