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Theatre design - design for Elsinore
  • design for Elsinore
    Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873
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design for Elsinore

  • Object:

    Theatre design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1864 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873 (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by W. L. Telbin

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 29, box E

Physical description

Design for Elsinore Castle in a 1864 production of Hamlet at the Lyceum Theatre. Possibly an alternative design to E.261-1925.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1864 (made)


Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873 (made by)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 165 mm, Width: 217 mm

Descriptive line

William Telbin, design for Hamlet, as produced by Charles Fletcher at Lyceum Theatre, 1864

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1985


Paper; Watercolour; Material




Theatre; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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