Set design for “King Lear”

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Title: Set design for “King Lear” Name of Object: Set design Object Type: watercolour, paper, pen Artist/Maker: Herbert Whittaker Description:

Design depicts black stone set pieces that frame a red backdrop with a tripod type structure. Four wooden pillars support a dark, cavernous room with various platforms. Four figures at stage left – three seated and one standing. One central female figure, one male figure standing in background. Three male figures standing on stairs and platform, stage-right.

Accession Number: 994.1.196.A Country of origin: canada Production Year: 1946 Dimensions: 55.4 (w) 37.40 (h) Credit Line: Theatre Museum Canada. Gift of Herbert Whittaker

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