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Theatre Design
1906 (made)
Place of origin

Design for stage-setting of Oscar Wilde's "Salome"

Object details

Object type
TitleSalome (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
pencil and chalk
Brief description
Charles Ricketts, Design for stage-setting of Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' produced at the King's Hall, Covent Garden, April 1, 1906. Pencil and chalk.
Physical description
Design for stage-setting of Oscar Wilde's "Salome"
  • Sheet height: 305mm
  • Sheet width: 550mm
Marks and inscriptions
  • CR (Monograph signed in pencil)
  • Salome 1906 (Inscribed in ink)
Credit line
Presented by Art Fund
Object history
Produced at the King's Hall, Covent Garden, April 1, 1906.
Subject depicted
Literary reference'Salome' by Oscar Wilde
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934
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Record createdFebruary 4, 2009
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