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MS Thr 687

L. & H. Nathan (Firm). L. & H. Nathan costume designs, undated: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Thr 687
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: L. & H. Nathan (Firm).
Title: L. & H. Nathan costume designs
Date(s): undated
Quantity: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Watercolor, ink, and graphite costume design drawings for L. & H. Nathan Ltd., a London costume house. Some by designer Charles Karl, some in unidentified hand.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2009MT-93 (lots 12 and 14). Purchased with the Frank E. Chase Bequest and the George and Faith Kahrl fund for Theatre History; received: 2009 August 24.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

L. & H. Nathan Costume Designs, undated (MS Thr 687). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Karl was the in-house costume designer from 1885 to 1934 for L. & H. Nathan Ltd. (or Nathan's), a London, England theatrical costumier.


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Scope and Contents

Watercolor costume design drawings for Miss Elizabeth's prisoner, by designer Charles Karl for L. & H. Nathan Ltd., a London costume house. Also includes designs possibly by Charles Karl for The adventures of Lady Ursula and some unidentifed designs in a variant hand.

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