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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

backdrops
sets (groups)
houses
arcades (structural assemblies)
columns (architectural elements)
wall hangings
islands
sailboats
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
balustrades
bridges (built works)
stages (performance spaces)
drawings (visual works)
architectural drawings (visual works)
plans (orthographic projections)

Physical Description

9 drawings : ink on vellum

Collection Code

AR003

Collection Name

Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection

Reference Code

AR003.002.03.005

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947 (Architect)

Material Type

drawings (visual works)
architectural drawings (visual works)
plans (orthographic projections)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: dr. 14: folder 6