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Council Chamber: Act I, Scene iii

Image TitleCouncil Chamber: Act I, Scene iii
Performance TitleOthello
Opening Performance Date1951
TheaterSt. James's Theatre (London, England)
AuthorShakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Associated People (Director)Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
ObjectSet design
Gold print [unclear]
Dimensions15 3/8 x 11 1/8
DescriptionSet rendering for Scene iii (i.e. Act I, Scene iii), Council Chamber, in Othello: brown stage curtains, two arches in background. Four chandeliers, one servant carrying staff to each side, brown table surrounded by councilmen. Ceiling-height doorway through which light shines on white floor. Four upright decorative brown poles inside doorway.
Style or PeriodLate Italian Renaissance
c. 1500-1550
Production notes
Subject I (AAT)scenography (discipline)
chandeliers (hanging lights)
Subject II (TGMI)Theatrical productions
Set Design drawings
Subject III (LCSH)Theater--History
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For questions regarding these materials, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Inventory Number511017-096
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)