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Emmy Award

  • Object:

    Award

  • Date:

    1969 (awarded)
    may 1983 (awarded)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McManus, Louis, born 1898 - died 1968 (designed by)
    The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (awarded by)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Martin Scofield

  • Museum number:

    S.140-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Emmy Award awarded to Paul Scofield for Male of the Species in the category of Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in 1969.

Physical description

The Emmy statuette, depicting a winged woman holding an atom, was designed by television engineer Louis McManus, who used his wife as the model. The wings represent the muse of art; the atom the electron of science and is made of copper, nickel, silver and gold.

Date

1969 (awarded)
may 1983 (awarded)

Artist/maker

McManus, Louis, born 1898 - died 1968 (designed by)
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (awarded by)

Dimensions

Height: 37 cm Whole

Descriptive line

Emmy Award awarded to Paul Scofield for Male of the Species in the category of Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in 1969.

Materials

Copper; Silver

Techniques

Cast

Categories

Theatre; Metalwork; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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