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Alt Ref NoWH5773
Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionIf dramatic critics took a holiday. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date08 Dec 1921
FormatArtwork
Size32 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptSir Buskin Treadboards writing a criticism of his own acting
"Sir Buskin's performance was a piece of unassailable perfection"
The author criticising his play
"The play is perfect - alas, poor Shakespeare!"
The scene painter's criticism of the scenery
"Perfection is the only word in the English language to describe the scenery"
The costumiers critising the dresses
"The costumes were by Messrs. Doublet and Hose, and were perfect in every detail"
Mr. Oak Varnish criticising the furniture provided by him
"Such perfect furniture has never been seen on the stage before"
The manager and producer's criticism of the whole show
"The play, the acting, the scenery, the dresses, the furniture, the whole production were perfect."
Person DepictedShakespeare; William (1564-1616)
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'During the suggested holiday for dramatic critics, those concerned in the production of plays might do their own criticising, when we would have the entirely satisfying result depicted here - '
Subjectsproducers
managers
Furniture and furnishings
costumiers
artists
authors
actors
holidays
theatre
critics
Series415
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