The Mikado: Charles Ricketts' notes, cuttings, reproductions and reference materials, ca.1920s-1933

Scope and Content

File includes:

  • Photographs and prints of traditional Japnese costume. Some of these were possibly used as inspiration by Ricketts for his 1926 designs. Includes two glass negatives of Japanese prints from the British Museum.
  • Typed notes and cuttings on the 1926Ricketts designs.
  • Reproductions of new Ricketts costumes, 1926.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the glass negatives is restricted for conservation reasons. Copies of the images in question are included in the open access folder.