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Theatre design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1830-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Grieve Family (artists)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen, watercolour and tempera, with gold

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of a large collection of assorted designs for the theatre

Place of Origin

London (made)


1830-50 (made)


Grieve Family (artists)

Materials and Techniques

pen, watercolour and tempera, with gold


Height: 20.5 in, Width: 24.625 in

Descriptive line

Grieve Family. Design for "Henry VIII" Act II, Scene III. An Ante-Chamber in the Queen's Apartments. One of a large group of designs for theatre scenery, backcloths, etc. made in London between 1830-50.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.


Tempera; Watercolour; Pen and ink; Gold paint


Watercolour painting; Tempera


Theatre; Designs; Entertainment & Leisure; Shakespeare


Theatre and Performance Collection

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