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Perchance to Dream

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1945 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Theatre Museum Association

  • Museum number:

    S.1840-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of cast and set for Act I from a production of Perchance to Dream, written Ivor Novello, by Cecil Beaton, London Hippodrome, 1945.

Physical description

Photograph of cast and set for Act I from a production of Perchance to Dream, written Ivor Novello, by Cecil Beaton, London Hippodrome, 1945.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

1945 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print

Marks and inscriptions

'Cecil Beaton'
Written on the mount in multi-coloured pencil.

'Ivor Novello / Sir Graham Rodney / Perchance to Dream (Act I) / 21 April 1945 London Hippodrome'
Written in pencil and ink on the reverse.

'Cecil Beaton / Photograph'
Stamped on the reverse.

Dimensions

Height: 29 cm, Width: 23 cm

Object history note

Given to the British Theatre Museum Association by Prince Littler, February 1972.

Descriptive line

Photograph of cast and set for Act I from a production of Perchance to Dream, written Ivor Novello, by Cecil Beaton, London Hippodrome, 1945

Materials

Photographic paper; Photographic gelatin

Techniques

Photography; Gelatin silver process

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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