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Drawing - Mamma at the Criterion Theatre

Mamma at the Criterion Theatre

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (drawn)

  • Date:

    1901 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.372-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Line drawn illustration created for publication in the Penny Illustrated Paper, showing scenes from Mamma, translated by Sydney Grundy (1848-1914) from the original French text by M.M. Bisson and M. Mars, Criterion Theatre, London, 1901. Unidentified artist.

Physical description

Line drawn illustration created for publication in the Penny Illustrated Paper. It shows a series of scenes from a production of Mamma at the Criterion Theatre, London, in 1901. The scenes depict various dramatic moments in the play, with related quotes. The performers depicted are identified with handwritten annotations.

Place of Origin

London (drawn)

Date

1901 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mamma'
Handwritten annotation in ink, at the base of the image

'Please reduce to 4 ½ inch wide for Penny Illustrated Paper/this week'
Handwritten annotation in pencil at the right hand side of the illustration

'Criterion Mon: 12th 1901'
Handwritten annotation in pencil on the rear of the image.

Dimensions

Height: 13.8 cm, Width: 19.6 cm approximate

Descriptive line

Line drawn illustration created for publication in the Penny Illustrated Paper, showing scenes from Mamma, translated by Sydney Grundy (1848-1914) from the original French text by M.M. Bisson and M. Mars, Criterion Theatre, London, 1901. Unidentified artist

Materials

Ink; Drawing board

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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