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Omai

Set Model
1785 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Set model for a scene set in Kensington Gardens
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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Set Model
  • Set Model
  • Set Model
  • Set Model
  • Set Model
Materials and Techniques
pen and ink and watercolour, oil, on cut out cardboard
Brief Description
Set model by Philip James de Loutherbourg for Kensington Gardens scene in John O'Keeffe's pantomime Omai. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, London. 1785.
Physical Description
Set model for a scene set in Kensington Gardens
Dimensions
  • When constructed as set model height: 34cm (Bespoke Perspex display) (Note: When the model is constructed the bespoke Perspex display is the maximum dimension)
  • When constructed as set model width: 62cm (Bespoke Persex display) (Note: When the model is constructed the bespoke Perspex display is the maximum dimension)
  • When constructed as set model depth: 40cm (Bespoke Perspex display) (Note: When the model is constructed the bespoke Perspex display is the maximum dimension)
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.
Collection
Accession Number
E.158:1-1937

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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