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Photograph - The Great Ruby

The Great Ruby

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1898 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gordon, E, born 1857 - died 1906 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print on mounted on card

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.3564-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of set for Act IV Scene 1 from a production of The Great Ruby, by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Drury Lane Theatre, 1898.

Physical description

Photograph of set for Act IV Scene 1 from a production of The Great Ruby, by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Drury Lane Theatre, 1898. The photograph features an empty set depicting the interior of Countess Mirtza Charkoff's flat in Mayfair.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

1898 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Gordon, E, born 1857 - died 1906 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print on mounted on card

Marks and inscriptions

Drury Lane Sep 15 1898
On front side, written across top of mount in black ink

"The Great Ruby"
On frost side, written across bottom of mount in black ink

Act IV Scene 1
Countess Charkoff's Flat Mayfair
On front side at bottom left corner, written in black ink

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 35 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph of set for Act IV Scene 1 from a production of The Great Ruby, by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Drury Lane Theatre, 1898

Materials

Photographic paper; Card

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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