Brownprints of backdrops for stage set A, ca. 1906-1907

Description

Reverse prints of backdrops for Set A for a production of The Merchant of Venice at the Castle Square Theatre in Boston, Mass. Backdrops included are: 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)

Physical Description

6 Van Dyke or reverse brownprints

Collection Code

AR003

Collection Name

Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection

Reference Code

AR003.002.03.005b

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947 (Architect)

Material Type

drawings (visual works)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: dr. 14: folder 6