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Woodcut - Miss Ellen Terry as Ophelia
  • Miss Ellen Terry as Ophelia
    Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966
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Miss Ellen Terry as Ophelia

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1890-c.1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut with letterpress

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:

    E.962-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 142

Physical description

Print depicting Ellen Terry in the role of Ophelia.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

c.1890-c.1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut with letterpress

Marks and inscriptions

'E. G. C.'
With title in letterpress and

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm, Width: 15.9 cm

Historical context note

Dame Ellen Terry was the mother of the artist.

Descriptive line

Print showing Ellen Terry in the role of Ophelia. Woodcut by Edward Gordon Craig, 1898.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Letterpress; Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Actress

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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