Stranger and Joe Pilcher (Costume Design for 'Queen Victoria')

WAG 1655


This watercolour painting depicts the costume designs for two male figures from the play 'Queen Victoria'. An inscription below the figure on the left identifies them as 'Stranger' and an inscription below the figure on the right identifies them as 'Pilcher'. The black-haired figure on the left is wearing a green unbuttoned tailcoat, dark green trousers and black shoes. Below the coat is a grey waist coat and a blue necktie. The collar of a white shirt is shown above the neck tie. The figure on the right is depicted wearing a bold blue tailocat with a high collar. White buttons are fastened up to the chin. They are wearing white trousers, black shoes and black top hat. They have brown head and facial hair. One hand is placed behing their back.