Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1919 – London, England 1969

  • England 1939-40 and from 1949

Unidentified Costume Design for Prince of Hawaii Description: 993
Materials & Technique: drawings, costume designs, cardboard; chalk; gouache drawing in chalk and gouache Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: Prince of Hawaii - Gordon Costons (TL). Sarong with long train at back (L middle). Crown to resemble whale teeth - blue & green feathers, not ostrich (R side) - 8' stiffened edge to white cloak from shoulder to floor (R side). LR - white cloak painted with blue motif middle - Necklaces alternatively of shells & white fragipannies & white gardenias. Decoration loops of white
Dimensions: comp 52.2 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of The Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship Trust 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.63.342
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia Collection: The Loudon Sainthill archive of his theatre costume and set designs, acquired 1976.