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The Sins of Society

Photograph
1907 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Photographic print of a scene from a production of The Sins of Society by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, September 12th, 1907. Produced by Arthur Collins. The photograph is from Act II, Scene I set in the Rhododendron Garden at Windsor. The photograph includes Albert Chevalier as James Hogg, Lyn Harding as Noel Ferrers, Adrienne Augard as Lady Gwendolen, Austin Melford as Rev. Martin Hope and Aurthyr Leigh as Colonal Bryan.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Photographic print mounted on card
Brief Description
Photographic print of a scene from a production of The Sins of Society, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, September 12th, 1907
Physical Description
Photographic print of a scene from a production of The Sins of Society, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, September 12th, 1907. From Act II Scene I, the set design is of the Rhododendron Garden at Windsor. This includes a painted backdrop showing Windsor Castle and trees, on stage are rhododendrons mounted on grass stands with white garden seats in front of them. At bottom right is a female character with dark hair and a white dress, holding a dark hat with bow. In the centre are two male characters shaking hands. The man on the left is wearing a long black jacket, black trousers, black shoes and a clerical collar. The man on the right is dressed in a large jacket, high boots, oversized gloves, a flat cap and goggles. At far left, behind a garden seat, are a man and a woman, the man dressed in soldier's uniform. At far right, a woman in a dark coat and hat stands beside a seated woman, who holds a hat.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.1cm (Note: As mounted)
  • Width: 27.5cm (Note: As mounted)
  • Height: 15.7cm (Note: photograph (excluding mount))
  • Width: 27.1cm (Note: photograph (excluding mount))
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Literary ReferenceThe Sins of Society
Summary
Photographic print of a scene from a production of The Sins of Society by Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, September 12th, 1907. Produced by Arthur Collins. The photograph is from Act II, Scene I set in the Rhododendron Garden at Windsor. The photograph includes Albert Chevalier as James Hogg, Lyn Harding as Noel Ferrers, Adrienne Augard as Lady Gwendolen, Austin Melford as Rev. Martin Hope and Aurthyr Leigh as Colonal Bryan.
Collection
Accession Number
S.354-2016

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record createdJuly 22, 2016
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