List of plates

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F. H. W. Sheppard (General Editor)

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1970

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'List of plates', Survey of London: volume 35: The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1970), pp. XII-XV. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=100224 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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Frontispiece. Drury Lane Theatre, auditorium. From a watercolour of 1795 by Edward Dayes in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, California
1.(a) Extract from Hollar's bird's-eye view of West London. From the engraving in the British Museum, Parthey 1002 in Hollar, vol. viii, p. 38
(b) Extract from Ogilby and Morgan's map of 1681–2. From the map in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Maps portfolio ii
2. Extract from Rocque's map of 1746
3. (a), (b) Extracts from plans of 1795 and 1866. From the plans in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates
Drury Lane Theatre
4.Design for a playhouse. Reproduced by permission of the Warden and Fellows from the Wren drawings at All Souls College, Oxford, vol. iv, no. 81
5. (a) Section for a playhouse. Reproduced by permission of the Warden and Fellows from the Wren drawings at All Souls College, Oxford, vol. ii, no. 81
(b) Frontispiece for an opera. From the engraving in Pierre Perrin, Ariadne or The Marriage of Bacchus, 1674
6.Extract from plan of c. 1748. From a plan in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates, now deposited in Greater London Record Office
7.Plan of 1778. From a plan by J. Hele in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates, now deposited in Greater London Record Office
8.Brydges Street front. From an engraving in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1779, vol. ii, set v, plate vi
9.(a) Auditorium. From an engraving in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1779, vol. ii, set v, plate vii
(b) The 'screen scene' in The School for Scandal. From an engraving of 1778 in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, Garrick portfolio (pressmark 175 b I, f. 26, no. 80)
10.(a), (b) Designs by Robert Adam for auditorium ceiling, 1775–6. From Sir John Soane's Museum, Adam drawings, vol. 14, nos. 17 and 16
11.(a) Design by Robert Adam for proscenium, 1775. From Sir John Soane's Museum, Adam drawings, vol. 27, no. 85
(b) Auditorium in 1792. From an engraving in Robert Wilkinson's Theatrum Illustrata, 1825, vol. ii
12.(a), (b) Section and plan by Henry Holland. From drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, no. 7075
13.(a), (b) Section and plan by Henry Holland. From Sir John Soane's Museum, Soane drawings, drawer 61, nos. 34, 36
14.Longitudinal section by Henry Holland. From Sir John Soane's Museum, Soane drawings, drawer 61, no. 35
15.Plan at fourth tier level. Reproduced by permission from a drawing in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
16.(a), (b), (c) Plans at first tier, pit and basement levels. Reproduced by permission from drawings in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
17.(a), (b), (c) Plans at upper gallery, third and second tier levels. Reproduced by permission from drawings in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
18.(a) Auditorium. From an aquatint by T. Rowlandson and A. Pugin in R. Ackermann's The Microcosm of London, vol. i, 1808, p. 228
(b) Auditorium. From an engraving in Robert Wilkinson's Theatrum Illustrata, 1825, vol. ii
19.(a) Auditorium. From a drawing of 1805 by William Capon in Sir John Soane's Museum, Soane drawings, drawer 61, no. 33
(b) Auditorium. From a drawing by William Capon, reproduced by permission from Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
20.(a) Unexecuted arcaded design. From an engraving by F. Francia of 1793 in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 68
(b) Unexecuted arcaded design. From an engraving of a drawing of 1793 by Thomas Malton, reproduced by permission of Guildford Museum and Muniment Room
(c) Colonnaded design. From a drawing in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 67
21. (a), (b) Exterior as built looking west and east. From engravings of drawings by William Capon in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 68
(c) Exterior after fire of 1809. From a drawing by Bryant in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 69
22. (a), (b) B. D. Wyatt's preliminary designs, 1810, plans. From drawings in the library of the Royal Institute of British Architects
23. (a), (b), (c) B. D. Wyatt's preliminary designs, 1810, elevations and sketch for proscenium. From drawings in the library of the Royal Institute of British Architects
24. (a), (b) B. D. Wyatt's revised designs, 1811, plans. From drawings in Sir John Soane's Museum, Soane drawings, drawer 61, nos. 15 and 13
25. (a), (b), (c) B. D. Wyatt's revised designs, 1811, elevations and section. From drawings in Sir John Soane's Museum, Soane drawings, drawer 61, nos. 20, 21, 24
26. (a), (b), (c) B. D. Wyatt's executed designs, plans. From engravings in B. D. Wyatt's Observations on the Design for the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1813, plates 7, 5, 3
27. (a), (b) B. D. Wyatt's executed designs, proscenium elevation and section. From engravings in B. D. Wyatt's Observations etc., 1813, plates 10, 9
28. (a), (b) B. D. Wyatt's executed designs, sections. From engravings in B. D. Wyatt's Observations etc., 1813, plates 11, 12
29. (a) B. D. Wyatt's penultimate design for front. From a drawing in the library of the Royal Institute of British Architects
(b) B. D. Wyatt's executed design, exterior. From an engraving in B. D. Wyatt's Observations etc., 1813, frontispiece
30. (a) Plan at first tier box level. Reproduced by permission from a drawing in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
(b) Plan at entrance level. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
31. (a), (b) Cross and longitudinal sections. From engravings in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
32. (a) Auditorium in 1813. From an engraving in Westminster City Library
(b) Auditorium. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
33. (a) Proscenium in 1842. From a lithograph in the Guildhall Library
(b) Auditorium in 1841. From a lithograph in Westminster City Library
34. (a), (b) Auditorium in 1897–8. Reproduced by permission from photographs in the Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection
35. (a) Auditorium in 1921. Reproduced by permission from a photograph in the Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection
(b) Auditorium in 1922. Photograph, the National Monuments Record
36. (a), (b) Rotunda and staircase in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
37. (a), (b) Saloon and royal retiring room in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
38. (a), (b) Entrance front and Russell Street colonnade in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
Covent Carden Theatre
39. Plan of c. 1760. From a plan in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates, now deposited in Greater London Record Office
40. Plan and section, c. 1774. From an engraving in Parallele de Plans des Plus Belles Salles de Spectacles d'Italie et de France par le Sieur Dumont
41. (a) Entrance from Piazza. Detail from a watercolour in Crowle's extra-illustrated copy of Pennant in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, vol. 6
(b) Proscenium. From an engraving in Theophilus Cibber to David Garrick . . . c. 1759 (copy in British Museum, pressmark 80 i 15)
(c) Auditorium and stage during riots of 1763. From an engraving in the King's Topographical Collection in the British Museum, vol. xxv
42. (a) Auditorium. Reproduced by permission from an engraving in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
(b) Auditorium in 1786. From an engraving in Rowlandson Satires 1786 (7063), 1894, in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings
(c) Plans. From an engraving in George Saunders's A Treatise on Theatres, 1790, plate x
43. (a), (b) Survey plans, 1791. Reproduced by permission from drawings in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
44. (a), (b) H. Holland's first designs, 1791, section and plan. Reproduced by permission from drawings in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
45. (a) Survey plan, c. 1808. From a drawing in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Maps portfolio xiii, sheet 47
(b) H. Holland's elevation for Hart Street front, 1792. Reproduced by permission from a drawing in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
46. (a) Auditorium. Reproduced by permission from an undated sketch by W. Capon in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
(b) Auditorium. From an engraving in Robert Wilkinson's Theatrum Illustrata, 1825, vol. ii
47. (a) Auditorium. Reproduced by permission from an undated drawing by A. Van Assen in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
(b) Auditorium. From an aquatint by T. Rowlandson and A. Pugin in R. Ackermann's The Microcosm of London, vol. i, 1808, p. 212
48. Bow Street front. Reproduced by permission from an undated drawing by W. Capon in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
49. (a) Bow Street front in 1809. From an engraving in the King's Topographical Collection in the British Museum, vol. xxv
(b) Bow Street front. From an undated aquatint in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 57
50.(a) Bow Street front. Reproduced by permission from an undated drawing in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
(b) Bow Street front and sections. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
51. (a), (b) Statues and frieze on Bow Street front. From undated drawings by J. W. Archer in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, vol. 10, nos. 355, 354
(c) North and west fronts. From an undated drawing by F. Winston in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Views portfolio xviii, sheet 58
52. (a) Plan. From an undated drawing in the Crace Collection in the British Museum, Maps portfolio xviii
(b) Plan. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
53. (a), (b) Sections. From engravings in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
54.(a) Auditorium in 1810. From an engraving in Westminster City Library
(b) Auditorium. From an aquatint by T. Rowlandson and A. Pugin in R. Ackermann's The Microcosm of London, vol. iii, 1809, p. 263
55. (a) Auditorium. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
(b) Auditorium in 1833. Reproduced by permission from an engraving in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
56. (a) Staircase. From an engraving in The Covent Garden Journal by John J. Stockdale, vol. i, 1810, facing p. 55
(b) Staircase. From an engraving in Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London, by J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825, vol. i
(c) Saloon in 1810. Reproduced by permission from an aquatint in Mr. Robert Eddison's collection
57. (a), (b) Ceiling and auditorium. From engravings in The Illustrated London News, 10 April 1847, p. 268 and 6 December 1856, p. 563
58. (a), (b) Ruins after fire. From undated drawings by J. W. Archer in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, vol. 10, nos. 351–2
59.Bow Street front in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
60. (a), (b) E. M. Barry's executed designs, east and north elevations. From undated drawings in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates, now deposited in Greater London Record Office
61. (a) E. M. Barry's executed design, west elevation. From a drawing of 1857 in the possession of the Trustees of the Bedford Settled Estates, now deposited in Greater London Record Office
(b) Bow Street front in 1968. G.L.C. photograph
62–63. Sections, plans and details. From engravings in Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Architects, First Series, vol. 10, 1859–60, between pp. 54–5
64. (a) Auditorium. From an engraving in The Illustrated London News, 10 July 1858, p. 33
(b) Auditorium in 1897. Reproduced by permission from a photograph in the Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection
65. Auditorium in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
66. (a), (b) Auditorium in 1948. Copyright Country Life
(c) Auditorium in 1965. Photograph by A. F. Kersting. Copyright Abelard-Schuman Limited
67. (a), (b), (c) Staircase, royal ante-room and crush bar in 1948. Copyright Country Life
68. The Floral Hall
(a) Bow Street front. From an undated engraving in Westminster City Library
(b) Piazza front and plan. From an engraving in The Builder, II February 1860, p. 89
(c) The Volunteers' Ball. From an engraving in The Illustrated London News, 17 March 1860, p. 257