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A View from the Bridge poster

Poster
1987 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Photographic and typographic. Michael Gambon's face superimposed against an image of Brooklyn, New York, in the 1940s.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleA View from the Bridge poster (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Offset lithograph
Brief description
Poster advertising A View From the Bridge, Aldwych Theatre, 1987
Physical description
Photographic and typographic. Michael Gambon's face superimposed against an image of Brooklyn, New York, in the 1940s.
Dimensions
  • Poster height: 50.8cm
  • Poster width: 31.9cm
Marks and inscriptions
Transliteration
Object history
Associated Production: A View From the Bridge. Playwright: Arthur Miller. Actor: Michael Gambon. Director: Alan Ayckbourn. Set designer: Alan Tagg. Costume designer: Lindy Hemming. Lighting designer: Mick Hughes. National Theatre Company. Aldwych Theatre, London. 28.10.1987. Performance category: drama. Production type: revival. This was a National Theatre production, transferred to the Aldwych from the National.
Production
The image on this poster is taken from Nobby Clarke's photograph of Michael Gambon, superimposed against Andreas Feininger's photograph of Brooklyn. The design includes the National Theatre logo and the words 'National Theatre in the West End', to appear as if stamped on the object.
Collection
Accession number
S.336-1994

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Record createdJuly 23, 2010
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