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MS Thr 973

Anderson, Percy, -1928. Percy Anderson costume designs, 1903-1916: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pfd
Call No.: MS Thr 973
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Anderson, Percy, -1928.
Title: Percy Anderson costume designs,
Date(s): 1903-1916.
Quantity: 1 collection (38 drawings in 17 folders (.6 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Costume designs for early 20-th century musical comedies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Various sources, various dates.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Irina Klyagin

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Percy Anderson Costume Designs, 1903-1916 (MS Thr 973). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Percy Anderson (1851-1928) was an English stage designer and painter, best known for his work for the Edwardian musical comedies.


Arranged alphabetically by title of production.

Scope and Contents

Contains 3 costume designs for the 1916 His Majesty's Theatre production of Chu Chin Chow, 31 costume designs for the 1903 Shaftesbury Theatre production of For sword or song, and 4 costume designs for an unidentified production.

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