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Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: For use on Resources only; for Archival Objects, use AAT term: Sets (Theatrical)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Arches with blue sky Scene Panel, circa 1970

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0010.00003
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

"Hadrian VII" Scene Panel, 1964

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0009.00001
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.
Dates: 1964

"Incomplete Education" and "The Meeting" Scene Panel, 1964

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0009.00002
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.
Dates: 1964

Lowenstein Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B333
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

"Silk Stockings" Scene Panel, circa 1970

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0010.00002
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

"Sound of Music" set Panel, 1967

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0011.00001
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor painting of set with blueish/white Doric columns and heavy red curtains with gold fringe and tassels. On stage left stands a line of Nazi soldiers against a black background while the Von Trapp family stands slightly right of center stage poised to sing. Scene is when the family is performing "Edelweiss" in concert near the end of the play. Framed set panel for "Sound of Music," which was performed at Cheesman Park. Sticker on the reverse side says "Panel 1."
Dates: 1967

Tevya from "Fiddler on the Roof" Scene Panel, circa 1970

 Item
Identifier: B333.09.0010.00001
Scope and Contents Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of a scene from Fiddler on the Roof. The scene shows the lead character, Tevya, standing center stage by a shed on his right and a wagon on his left with rooftops in the background. In he bottom right-hand corner of the page "Fiddler on the Roof" is written in pencil.
Dates: circa 1970