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Album

  • Date:

    ca. 1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sommerlad, Gilbert, born 1904 - died 1976 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    The album is covered in a gold-brown cloth binding, the spine and corners tipped in dark green cloth and decorated with metal studs

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Michael Sommerlad

  • Museum number:

    S.131:148-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Album containing caricatures by Gilbert Sommerlad (1904-1976) of performers at the Theatre Royal Brighton and at the Oxford New Theatre between 1936 and 1951. The album is covered in a gold-brown cloth binding, the spine and corners tipped in dark green cloth and decorated with metal studs. The cover is decorated by Gilbert Sommerlad with a pen and ink sketch of an artist's palett, and an ink well and quill.

Date

ca. 1936 (made)

Artist/maker

Sommerlad, Gilbert, born 1904 - died 1976 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

The album is covered in a gold-brown cloth binding, the spine and corners tipped in dark green cloth and decorated with metal studs

Object history note

Gilbert Sommerlad was a member of the resident orchestra at the New Theatre, Oxford when he drew this caricature.

Descriptive line

Album containing caricatures by Gilbert Sommerlad (1904-1976) of performers at the Theatre Royal Brighton and at the Oxford New Theatre between 1936 and 1951

Materials

Paper; Cloth; Watercolour; Metal

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Inkwell; Quill; Palette

Categories

Drawings; Caricatures & Cartoons; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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