Star Trek: The Original Series

William Ware Theiss Hand-Drawn Costume Sketch Of Environmental Suit Helmet

Stock #103057

An environmental suit helmet costume design sketch from Gene Roddenberry’s space adventure Star Trek: The Original Series. An original sketch in black marker on paper depicting different angles of an environmental helmet. Handwritten below the sketch are the notes ‘170 E Jefferson 19 1/2 x 23 1/2’.

This sketch comes from series costume designer William Ware Theiss’ personal collection, having been stored away from the damaging conditions often seen with traditional studio storage. Thereafter, archived by the Comisar Collection, it has been meticulously cared for and stored in a light, climate and humidity controlled fine art warehouse. As a result, it is in very fine vintage condition overall, with some fading present due to light exposure.

In the episode ‘The Tholian Web’ (309), the helmet depicted here is worn by the Tholian Web Captain Kirk (William Shatner) as he explores the USS Defiant, which is found adrift in space during the episode.

This lot includes a copy of Star Trek: The Original Series 365 that shows this helmet on page 298.

Dimensions: 9” x 12” (23 cm x 30 ½ cm)

Provenance: Mr. William Ware Theiss



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