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Plan and backdrops for stage set A, ca. 1906-1907

Description

A stage plan for Set A for a production of The Merchant of Venice at the Castle Square Theatre in Boston, Mass. Also included are eight backdrops: possibly a house with a first floor arcade; a structure with yellow and red hangings and a column; St. Giorgio Island and a separate column; houses with sailboats; gondolas and balustrades; an arched bridge; and some Venetian houses.

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Details

Collection Name
Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection
Collection Code
AR003
Dates
1906-1907
Physical Description
9 drawings : ink on vellum
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
252742
Reference Code
AR003.002.03.005

Record details

Originator
Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947 (Architect)
Descriptive Terms
arcades (structural assemblies)
backdrops
balustrades
bridges (built works)
columns (architectural elements)
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
houses
islands
sailboats
sets (groups)
stages (performance spaces)
wall hangings
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
drawings (visual works)
plans (orthographic projections)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Castle Square Theatre (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Vertical file 3: dr. 14: folder 6

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