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Council Chamber: Scene III

Image TitleCouncil Chamber: 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 1/2 x 11 1/4
DescriptionSet design for Council Chamber in Scene iii (sic) in Othello: brown stage curtains. Two chandeliers, one servant carrying staff to each side, brown table surrounded by councilmen. Three windows through which light shines on white floor. Center window is ceiling-height, side windows are shorter. Four upright decorative brown poles inside windows.
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 Number511017-097
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)