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Print - Theatre interior

Theatre interior

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late seventeenth century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Unknown (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1254-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting the interior of an unidentified theatre, late seventeenth century.

Physical description

Print depicting the interior of an unidentified theatre, late seventeenth century. The print features an overview of the interior of a theatre. A play is in progress, in which a man seated on a donkey is gesturing towards the crowd below. The garments of the performer, and the audience who are seated in rows at the side of, and in front of the stage, resemble the fashions of the late seventeenth century.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

late seventeenth century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Unknown (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Haines'/'Doran'/'Hayne'
Handwritten annotation in pencil added to the based of the image.

Dimensions

Height: 35 cm approximately, Width: 24.5 cm approximately

Object history note

Acquired for the Enthoven Collection from Alec Clunes Bookshops, along with two collections of 19th century playbills and assorted theatrical engravings, pamphlets and caricatures (RF1959/1915; Nominal file: MA/1/C1837).

Descriptive line

Print depicting the interior of an unidentified theatre, late seventeenth century

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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