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The White Heather

Photograph
1897 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Photograph of set for Act III Scene 3 'Boulter's Lock' from a production of The White Heather, written by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1897.

Boulter's Lock near Maidenhead on the River Thames was also a scene in the 1893 Drury Lane melodrama A Life of Pleasure, perhaps the first time the stage cloth in this production was used.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleThe White Heather (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Photographic print
Brief description
Photograph of set for Act III Scene 3 'Boulter's Lock' from a production of The White Heather, written by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1897
Physical description
Photograph of set for Act III Scene 3 'Boulter's Lock' from a production of The White Heather, written by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1897. The image features a pleasurecraft at Boulter's Lock. There are several notice boards on the lock and a small bridge to the left.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27.5cm
  • Width: 35.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Place depicted
Summary
Photograph of set for Act III Scene 3 'Boulter's Lock' from a production of The White Heather, written by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, photograph by E. Gordon, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1897.

Boulter's Lock near Maidenhead on the River Thames was also a scene in the 1893 Drury Lane melodrama A Life of Pleasure, perhaps the first time the stage cloth in this production was used.
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
S.1459-2015

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Record createdJuly 29, 2015
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