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Drawing, Stage Design: Stirling Castle, Act II, Scene 4, for "Queen of Scots", 1934

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and production directed by Sir John Gielgud. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

25 × 32.4 cm (9 13/16 × 12 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white crayon, upper left: 6; center: STIRLING Act. 2 Scene 4.; in red crayon, lower center: Rizzio's room beneath this / curtains - arras.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Stirling Castle, Act II, Scene 4, for "Queen of Scots", 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on black paper; 25 × 32.4 cm (9 13/16 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-224

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