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Set and Costume Design

Costume design by Percy Anderson. Click to enlarge

Percy Anderson, costume designer. Viola Allen as Betty Singleton in Toast of the Town, 1905. Costume and Scenic Design Collection.

In addition to these major holdings, the Center holds the Robert Downing Papers which contain blueline technical drawings and working technical drawings by Boris Aronson and Oliver Smith. Original renderings by Ernst Stern can be found in the Donald Wolfit Papers. Holdings for Luigi Bartezago, Carlo Fornaro, Emanuele Luzzati, and Alessandro Sanquirico are described in more detail on the French and Italian Collection page.

For an overview of costume and costume design holdings, see Helen Adair and Jill Morena, "More Than Gone with the Wind: Costumes and Costume Designs at the Harry Ransom Center," in Performing Arts Resources 27, "Documenting: Costume Design," ed. Nancy E. Friedland (New York: Theatre Library Association, 2010).


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