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Set design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1960 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brooks, Ern (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Harriet Mason

  • Museum number:

    S.46-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Set design by Ern Brooks for Sholem Aleichem's play The Big Win,Unity Theatre, London, first performed on 4th March, 1960.

This version of Aleichem's Yiddish play Dos Groyse Gevins was adapted by I. D. Berkowitz and translated into English by Tamara Kahana. It was directed for Unity by Heinz Bernard.

Physical description

Design, possibly for a painting used as a stage property, showing soldiers on horseback and a cannon.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1960 (designed)

Artist/maker

Brooks, Ern (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

'change'
Annotation in black ink at upper centre with arrows indicating the parts of the design to be changed.

Dimensions

Height: 42.7 cm, Width: 55.6 cm

Descriptive line

Set design by Ern Brooks for Sholem Aleichem's play The Big Win, Unity Theatre, first performed on 4th March, 1960.

Materials

Watercolour; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Free-hand drawing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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