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Mounted sepia photographic print of the Paint Frame at the Royal Opera House, showing the backcloth for 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg' on the large paint frame

Collection: Edwin O Sachs Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/SAC/2/01
Date: 1900 - 1901
Date notes: Print undated; album dated 1901.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 sepia photographic print
Scope and content: The large paint frame was 60 feet wide. The backcloth depicts the tops of houses and buildings. In the foreground are other cloths, paint pots and ropes. Parts of other sets lean against the far wall. Two model sphinxes can be seen. The back of the mount is stamped in purple ink 'Alfred Ellis, 51 Baker St, W', and the number 34693-11 is handwritten in pencil. This image is also in the album (ROH/SAC/1/33).
Creator: Alfred Ellis
Dimensions: Mount: height 26 cm; Mount: width 33 cm; Print: height 19.5 cm; Print: width 24 cm
Copyright: A copy is available subject to copyright restrictions and the condition of the original material.
Condition: Fair. Bottom right corner of mount missing.
Alternative number: ROH copy negative and print: DUB 2401
Related work: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg