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Design for a theatre set - A Mine

A Mine

  • Object:

    Design for a theatre set

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)
    Germany (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stern, Ernst, born 1876 - died 1954 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Charcoal and watercolour design

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 39

Physical description

Charcoal and watercolour design for a stage scene depicting the entrance to a mine in the mountains.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)
Germany (possibly, made)


ca. 1910-1940 (made)


Stern, Ernst, born 1876 - died 1954 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Charcoal and watercolour design


Height: 16.625 in, Width: 23.5 in

Descriptive line

Ernst Stern. The entrance to a mine in the mountains. Britain or Germany, ca. 1910-1940.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.


Paper; Charcoal; Watercolour



Subjects depicted

Mountains; Mines; Scenery; Curtains


Theatre; Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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