Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan debuted in 1879, but "by a simple arithmetical process you'll easily discover" ... that the show is set in 1877.
Thus began my research into designing hats for the Stowe Theatre Guild production (in which I also play Kate).
This is the type of thing Pinterest is made for! Forget recipes with gorgeous food photography or home decor ideas; I'm interested in collecting historical research.
I will share photos in another posting. Until then, here is a look at my Pinterest board: ca. 1877
Here's one of the images that inspired the hats I eventually created: