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Sets (Theatrical)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to the assemblage of scenery, props, and lighting and sound systems created to represent a setting used in a dramatic performance, whether indoors or outdoors.

Use this AAT term on Archival and Digital Objects; for Resources, use subdivided LCSH term: Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery

Found in 10 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

Container 11, 1967

 File — Frame B333.09.0011: Series B333.09 [U186023261340]
Identifier: B333.09.0011
Overview Framed set panel for "Sound of Music," which was performed at Cheesman Park. Scene is when the family is perfoming "Edelweiss" in concert near the end of the play.
Dates: 1967

Education, 1954-1967

 Series
Identifier: D086.02
Scope and Contents This series contains coursework, clippings, scene designs, and programs from Sandra's education from high school and UCLA.
Dates: 1954-1967

"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

Henry Lowenstein Papers and Art, 1873-2014

 Series
Identifier: B333.09
Overview This series contains papers and documents about Henry Lowenstein. It also contains Bonfils/Lowenstein set design drawings created by Henry Lowenstein.
Dates: 1873-2014

"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

Photographs, 1949-1975

 Series
Identifier: D054.02
Scope and Contents This box contains photographs from plays directed by Jerry Rumley, headshots, and photographs of Rumley dancing.
Dates: 1949-1975

"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