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The Siege of Harfleur

Theatre Design
first quarter 1859 (made)
Place of origin

Design for a Shakespearean production

Object details

Object type
  • The Siege of Harfleur (assigned by artist)
  • Henry V (series title)
Materials and techniques
pen and ink and watercolour
Brief description
Thomas Grieve. Theatre design for Charles Kean's production of Shakespeare's 'Henry V'. London, 1859
Physical description
Design for a Shakespearean production
  • Height: 7.5in
  • Width: 11.5in
Object history
Finished drawings for these designs can be found in the Charles Kean collection, museum numbers D.1720 to 1760-1901.
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938, London: Board of Education, 1939.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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