Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: For use on Resources only; for Archival Objects, use AAT term: Sets (Theatrical)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of a scene with three arches with twisted Corinthian columns; ionic columns line the sides. The center arch is coffered. Arches and columns are painted yellow. Lower right-hand corner signed "Lowenstein." Sticker on the back of frame says "Panel 3." It is presumed to be a set design.
Dates: circa 1970
Overview Helen Bonfils built the Bonfils Theatre, on East Colfax Avenue at Elizabeth Street, Denver, Colorado, in 1953. The theatre was built to try to preserve live theater in a time when Hollywood Films were taking over the entertainment industry. In 1985 the theatre was renamed the Lowenstein Theatre and was then closed in 1986 by its umbrella organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The collection consists of two copies of the Bonfils Memorial Theatre dedication program (1953)...
Dates: 1953-1973; Majority of material found in 1953, 1973
File — Box D086.0001: Series D086.01; Series D086.02; Series D086.03; Series D086.04; Series D086.05 [U186023271484]
File — Box D030.0028: Series D030.03 [U186022513710]
Overview Box contains programs, ticket stubs, DVD recordings, costume designs, and set and stage designs for productions performed by the Gwen Bowen School of Dance.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012
File — Box D086.0003: Series D086.02; Series D086.03; Series D086.04 [U186023271604]
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of five scenes from "Hadrian VII." All five have a solid black backdrop with minimal set furnishings. Scenes include a room, altar, man knelling before a cardinal, throne with banner, candlesticks and railings and the same candlesticks and railings without the banner and throne chair. Sticker on the back of frame says "Panel 5." Also included is a mounted photograph from a production.
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of two scenes with the top titled "Incomplete Education" and the bottom "The Meeting." The top image is of a lavish interior with a large window, ornate gold wall carvings, green upholstered furniture and one small side table. The bottom image is an office with a large desk, fireplace with candelabras and pictures hanging from a picture rail. "Lowenstein '64" is signed in the bottom right-hand corner.
Overview Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...
Dates: 1848-2014; Majority of material found within 1939-1948
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor and ink, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of ionic columns and railing with plants from the musical "Silk Stockings." Plants are in green, yellow and pink while columns and railings are white with gold accents. Sticker on the reverse side says "Panel 6."
Dates: circa 1970