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Silk programme

  • Object:

    Silk programme

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Downey, Daniel, born 1831 - died 1881 (photographers)
    Finden Brown and Co. - St. Martin's Press (printers (people))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, printed

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996

  • Museum number:

    S.220-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Silk programme advertising a gala performance of Rigoletto [and] Carmen [and] Romeo et Juliette at Covent Garden Theatre, London, 1903.

Physical description

Silk programme advertising a gala performance of Rigoletto [and] Carmen [and] Romeo et Juliette at Covent Garden Theatre, London, 1903

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Downey, Daniel, born 1831 - died 1881 (photographers)
Finden Brown and Co. - St. Martin's Press (printers (people))

Materials and Techniques

Silk, printed

Dimensions

Height: 43.3 cm sheet, Width: 32.5 cm sheet

Object history note

Associated production: Rigoletto. Opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by M. Renaud, Signor Bonci, Mademoiselle Bauermeister and Mademoiselle Melba. Carmen. Opera composed by Georges Bizet, performed by M. Plancon, M. Alvarez, Carla Frances and Mademoiselle Calve. Romeo et Juliette. Opera composed by Charles Gounod, performed by Lawrence Rea, M. Alvarez, Mademoiselle Bauermeister and Mademoiselle Melba. 7.7.1903 Covent Garden Theatre, London. This is a programme of the Gala Performance by command of His Majesty the King in honour of the visit of the President of the French Republic.

Descriptive line

Silk programme advertising a gala performance of Rigoletto [and] Carmen [and] Romeo et Juliette at Covent Garden Theatre, London, 1903

Production Note

Charing Cross, London

Materials

Silk; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Textiles

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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