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1947 Oenslager Sketch for Fidelio, 1947

Identifier: M123.05.0177.0002.00001.00001


Black and white photograph of a set design sketch by Donald Oenslager for an unknown scene in the 1947 Central City Opera House production of Beethoven's 'Fidelio.'


  • 1947



1 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains sheet music, scores for productions from 1983-2008, costume design, misc. graphic design, scenic design, and manuscripts for productions. Collection of scores are photocopied from original score material and marked by various production staff members. Scores were found in the foundry in Central City and do not represent each production from all festival years. Also in this series are some costume and scenic designs. It is unclear what relation the box containing costume designs by Edward M. Stevenson and Charles Le Marie had to the CCOHA and how they appeared in the CCOHA collection.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title from bottom of image.

Inscription and Marks

Photograph attached (since removed) to back of scrapbook page, hand written in black ink below image on paper: '1947 Oenslager sketch for Fidelio'

Stamped on back of image in black ink: 'The Jean Dubois Company, 927 - 21st Street (phone: MAin 5401) - Denver 2, Colorado.'

Handwritten in pencil on back of image (transcribed from scrapbook page by archivist): '1947 Oenslager sketch for Fidelio (from scrapbook page)'

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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