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Print - Drury Lane Theatre
  • Drury Lane Theatre
    Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827
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Drury Lane Theatre

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    01/08/1808 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (engravers (printmakers))
    R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aquatint on paper.

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    S.555-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Aquatint drawing depicting the interior of the Drury Lane Theatre during a performance of Macbeth, London, 1808.

Physical description

Aquatint drawing depicting the interior of the Drury Lane Theatre during a performance of Macbeth, London, 1808. It features an overview of the stage from the point of view of the audience who are also shown seating in the stalls and in the boxes which line the curved walls.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

01/08/1808 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Rowlandson, born 1756 - died 1827 (engravers (printmakers))
R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Aquatint on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 24.2 cm sheet, Width: 30.2 cm sheet

Object history note

Associated production: Macbeth. Drama by William Shakespeare. Actors - Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth, John Philip Kemble as Macbeth and Charles Kemble as Malcolm.

Descriptive line

Aquatint drawing depicting the interior of the Drury Lane Theatre during a performance of Macbeth, London, 1808

Production Note

101 Strand, London

Materials

Paper; Paint

Techniques

Aquatint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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