The Motley Collection of Theatre & Costume Design
The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library. It is a rare collection of original materials on the theatre comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the US. These materials include costume and set designs, sketches, notes, photographs, prop lists, storyboards, and swatches of fabric.
Margaret & Sophia Harris, and Elizabeth Montgomery designed sets and costumes from 1932 to 1976 for plays by Shakespeare and modern classics, opera, ballet, and motion pictures. Their designs were used in productions in the West End of London, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the English National Opera, and in the United States on Broadway and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.