About this object

  • ID:

    39.85/5

  • Production date:

    1816

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This watercolour of the clown Joseph Grimaldi has a long inscription which reads, 'Grimaldi and his "pugilistic vegetable figure" as represented in the pantomine (sic) of "Harlequin Olio" at Covent Garden Theatre in the year 1816. Drawn by T M Grimshaw, who performed with Grimaldi in 1814 to 23 at Covent Garden, Sadlers Wells and Coburg Theatres.'  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 382 mm; W 280 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; watercolour; pencil

  • Last Updated

    2017-05-30

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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