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Drawing - Drury Lane
  • Drury Lane
    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870
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Drury Lane

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Forster Bequest

  • Museum number:

    F.88:121

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 35, box B

Physical description

Pencil drawing depicting a view of an audience, seated inside the Drury Lane theatre.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm, Width: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing by Daniel Maclise entitled 'Drury Lane'. Great Britain, ca. mid-19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Pillar stand of thirty frames, containing three hundred and ninety drawings and sketches in pencil, pen and ink, and colour - figures, landscapes, etc. There are also seven by other hands (aside from Maclise) - Calderon, T.S. Cooper, Cope, Herbert, and Landseer, all R.A., F. Danby, A.R.A., and G. Cattermole.

These drawings and sketches include the following celebrated persons, amongst whom were several more of the Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters: C.J. Apperley, Sir Egerton Brydges, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Lord Lytton), G. Cattermole, Sir Alexander Cockburn, Joshua Cristall, Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield), M. Faraday etc.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Audiences; Theatres

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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