a Victorian dress decorated with 1,000 REAL BEETLE WINGS is set to go back on display following 1,300 hours of painstaking conservation work carried out by a team led by Zenzie Tinker.
one of the most celebrated and glamorous actresses of the Victorian age when she thrilled audiences with her portrayal of Lady Macbeth at London’s Lyceum Theatre in 1888.
It was one of the most iconic and celebrated theatre costumes of the time (and it was crocheted!!, immortalised by the John Singer Sargent portrait now on display at the Tate Gallery.
Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth in 1888, by John Singer Sargent.
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