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Sepia photographic print of the electric hoisting gear for the stage bridges at the Royal Opera House

Collection: Edwin O Sachs Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/SAC/2/11
Date: 1900 - 1901
Date notes: Print undated; album dated 1901.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 sepia photographic print
Scope and content: The motors and winding mechanism are housed in a wooden structure with wire mesh sides. Stamped in purple ink on the back of the mount is 'The Thames Ironworking and Foundry and Engineering Co. Limited, Orchard Rd, Blackwall, Electrical Engineering Department' and handwritten in black ink is 'Covent Garden Theatre, Electric Hoisting Gear for Bridges'.
Creator: Unknown
Dimensions: Mount: height 24 cm; Mount: width 28 cm; Print: height 19.5 cm; Print: height 24 cm
Copyright: A copy is available subject to copyright restrictions and the condition of the original material.
Condition: Poor. The print is creased and tattered. The top left corner is missing; bottom left corner is torn (detatched fragment enclosed).