LED ZEPPELIN - Jimmy Page Costume On Display At London Gallery
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 18:14:49 EST
According to Led-zeppelin.org, a stage costume worn by LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page will be on display at Victoria and Albert Museum's new Theatre and Performance Galleries, set to open on March 18th.
The costume description is labeled as having "ancient Hebrew and Egyptian symbols, reflects his personal interest in esoteric religions and mysticism."
V&A's Theatre and Performance Galleries explore all performance types from theatre and ballet to pantomime and rock music. More than 250 objects from V&A's collections will be on display including a first folio of Shakespeare's plays compiled in 1623 to a guitar Pete Townshend smashed during a performance with THE WHO.
Posters and programmes from productions spanning over 200 years will include an early playbill from a 1759 production of The Earl of Essex and the original artwork by Jamie Reid for a SEX PISTOLS promotional poster, 1977.
Admission to the Theatre and Performance Galleries will be free and they are situated on the first floor of the V&A Museum, located on Cromwell Road, London SW7 2R
For more information, go to the Victoria and Albert Museum's website (http://www.vam.ac.uk/).
(If only I was cross the pond would love to see this suit in person!)