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Photograph - Henry IV by Pirandello

Henry IV by Pirandello

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1924 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eileen Hose

  • Museum number:

    S.3867-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photograph of Cecil Beaton as Countess Matilda Spina from a production of Henry IV, written by Pirandello, ca. 1924.

Physical description

Photograph of Cecil Beaton as Countess Matilda Spina from a production of Henry IV. The black and white photograph depicts an Beaton in costume. He is seated on a throne holding lillies and wearing a crown, head scarf, dress, multiple beaded necklaces, and gloves. There has been some editing to the photograph on the right side.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

ca. 1924 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print

Marks and inscriptions

'Cecil Beaton as / Adelaide the Mother / in Henry IV'
Written in ink on the reverse. The character named is incorrect, it should read 'Matilda the Mother' instead.

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm, Width: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph of Cecil Beaton as Countess Matilda Spina from a production of Henry IV, written by Pirandello, ca. 1924

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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