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Macquoid, Percy, -1925
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-022
26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm; 26 drawings (in 1 box), color, 29 x 37 cm
Percy Macquoid, costume designer. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil were for David Belasco's production of The Merchant of Venice at the Lyceum Theatre in New York which opened in December 1922. 21 are on board and 5 are on tracing paper.
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-058
9 designs (in 1 box), color, 32 x 42 cm; 9 designs (in 1 box), color, 32 x 42 cm
Charles Le Maire, costume designer for theater and film, began his career in the 1920s designing for revues such as the Ziegfeld Follies. Consists of nine drawings in watercolor and pencil some with fabric swatches attached. Most are for women's... more
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1997-040
17 drawings (in 1 box), color, 35 x 50 cm; 17 drawings (in 1 box), color, 35 x 50 cm
Costume designer for theater and film, Le Maire was the executive director of wardrobe at 20th Century Fox Studios from 1943-1960. He was known for the glitter and extravagance of his costumes and won three Oscars for his movie designs. The... more
Bilinsky, Boris Konstantinovitch, 1900-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-045
.1 linear feet (10 slides in 1 portfolio)
Consists of ten slides with accompanying documentation: a detailed listing in English and an article about the fate of Bilinsky's designs by René Clémenti Bilinsky in French from CinemAction (no. 97, 2000). Slides consist of a set design for the... more
Rumbold, Hugo
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-023
36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm; 36 drawings (1 box), color, 28 x 32 cm
Hugo Rumbold, Percy Anderson and Viola Tree, costume designers. Costume designs in ink, watercolor and pencil, unsigned, were for the production of The Tempest which opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London on January 28, 1921 with Henry Ainley,... more
Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-021
7 drawings in 1 box, color, 26 x 32 cm; 7 drawings in 1 box, color, 26 x 32 cm
William Henry Matthews, costume designer for numerous Broadway shows. Consists of 7 watercolor drawings on illustration board signed by the artist, for women's costumes for the play, Marjolaine (1922), with Peggy Wood at the Broadhurst Theatre in... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-011
1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm; 1 drawing, col, 51 cm x 34 cm
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original costume design for the role of Ophelia in HAMLET, in pencil and watercolor, signed "To Lillian Gish from Jo Mielziner." Includes fabric swatches.
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-026
24 drawings in 1 portfolio
Richard Rychtarik, costume and set designer. Consists of 24 watercolor drawings, mostly costume designs, for a 1922 production of ANNE PEDERSDOTTER at The Play House in Cleveland, Ohio. Some of the drawings have notes in pencil on character, actor... more
Armstrong, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-021
117 drawings (in 1 box), color, 28 cm. x 34 cm; 117 drawings (in 1 box), color, 28 cm. x 34 cm
John Armstrong, costume designer. Costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the female characters in the London Film Productions movie, Rembrandt, directed by Alexander Korda with Charles Laughton and Gertrude Lawrence. The film opened on... more
Sovey, Raymond, -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-084
4.4 linear feet (12 boxes)
Raymond Sovey (1894-1966) was a costume, scenic, and lighting designer for many Broadway productions. The Raymond Sovey papers hold costume and set designs, scripts, correspondence, and photographs documenting his work in the theater.
Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim1942-002
3.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
The Lee Simonson Photographs consist of over 340 black and white photographs of his theater sets, costumes and research materials, spanning from 1871-1937 (bulk dates 1915-1937).
Lathrop, Welland
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 265
5.57 linear feet (16 boxes)
Welland Lathrop (1905-1981) was a dancer, teacher, painter, and choreographer and a leader of the west coast modern and avant-garde dance movement. The Welland Lathrop papers consist of materials reflecting his decades long career as an artist.... more
Eaves-Brooks Costume Company (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-007
2.6 linear feet (3 oversized boxes)
These black and white illustrations are representations of original Broadway costume designs, as well as drawings of similar stock pieces, that were sent to clients (universities, community theatres, etc.) to indicate what a given play or musical... more
Colt, Alvin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-020
3.75 linear feet (14 boxes)
Alvin Colt is an award-winning costume and scenic designer that has worked in film, television and theater. The collection consists mainly of costume designs for television productions from the 1970s and 1980s, but also includes scenic designs for... more
Urban, Joseph, 1872-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1937-001
Designs used in the 1914 production of The Garden of Paradise based on The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson.
Campbell, Patton
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-037
20.75 linear feet (31 oversized boxes)
Patton Campbell studied design at Yale University under Donald Oenslager, then designed costumes for opera and the Broadway stage. His Yale projects and several opera productions are represented here.
Morrison, Paul, 1906-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1981-010
5.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
Paul Morrison (1906-1980), whose prolific theatrical career began in New York with the Theatre Guild and Group Theatre, designed sets, lighting and costumes for more than 60 Broadway productions, often working in multiple capacities. This... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-066
8 drawings
Four costume designs in watercolor and ink: two signed by Cora MacGeachy, two are initialed B. V. D. Also a drawing in ink depicts an unidentified woman and is signed possibly F. Holman. Two ink drawings by W. W. Denslow and presented to Townsend... more
Heeley, Desmond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-022
5.81 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 12 tubes)
Desmond Heeley (1931-2016) was a British-born costume and set designer for theater, ballet, and opera who worked internationally. Through original sketches, prints, production bibles, reference files, photographs, and correspondence, the Desmond... more
Button, Jeanne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-012
14 linear feet (48 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Jeanne Button (1930-2017) designed costumes for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, as well as for dance, opera, film, and television. Her second husband, MacDonald Eaton (1929-2013), was a set and production designer for television and stage,... more