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Theatre design - Design for Gertrude's private apartment in Elsinore Castle
  • Design for Gertrude's private apartment in Elsinore Castle
    Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873
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Design for Gertrude's private apartment in Elsinore Castle

  • Object:

    Theatre design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1864 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873 (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W. L. Telbin

  • Museum number:

    E.264-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 29, box E

Physical description

Design for Queen Gertrude's private apartment in Elsinore Castle for a 1864 production of Hamlet at the Lyceum Theatre. Hamlet sees his father's ghost for a second time.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1864 (made)

Artist/maker

Telbin, William, born 1815 - died 1873 (made by)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 7.125 in, Width: 8.875 in

Descriptive line

William Telbin, design for Hamlet, as produced by Charles Fletcher at Lyceum Theatre, 1864

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

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1985

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Ghost

Categories

Theatre; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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