| || Title: H.M.S. Victory |
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section from the band: Showboat.
The illustration shows an image of the H.M.S. Victory warship in the background, which was Admiral Nelson's ship.
Female costume consisting of a standard, head piece, train and suit and is British inspired. The standard is a British inspired flag on a pole. The head piece is large black bicorn hat with a red feather; a wig is probably worn under the hat, held back with a red bow. The suit is a one piece black bathing suit with a gold lattice like pattern on the front and red epaulettes with gold fringe. The short train is navy blue, edged in gold. The masquerader wears knee high black boots with red ribbons. The costume is completed by the blue wristbands that have a gold lattice pattern on them.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1996
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: CAPTAIN; COSTUMES - FEMALE; SHOWBOAT; MOVIES; BOATS; NELSON, THOMAS; NELSON, ADMIRAL