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Finding Aid for the Edward Gordon Craig Papers, 1883-1966
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Section One: Manuscripts

 

Original Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 1

Scheme for the formation of The Order of the Mask. n.p., circa 1906.

Physical Description: (1 item, 25 cm. in diameter)

Scope and Content Note

Circular piece of wood with pencilled notations by Craig.
Box 1, Folder 2

A note upon Scene to the editor of The London Times. Rapallo, Italy, October 7, 1907.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, typescript)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph corrections.
Box 1, Folder 3

Art and the Nation. n.p., circa 1910.

Physical Description: (8 leaves, holograph)
Box 1, Folder 4

Necessities [Florence], circa 1910.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, holograph)
Box 1, Folder 5

The Painter in the Theatre. Florence, circa 1910.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, holograph)
Box 1, Folder 6

Socialism-- Syndicalism--Realism. Florence, circa 1910.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, holograph)
Box 1, Folder 7

Stage scenery. n.p., circa 1910.

Physical Description: (13 leaves. Typescript. Signed on first page)
Box 1, Folder 8

Stage scenery article. n.p., circa 1910.

Physical Description: (15 leaves. Typescript and holograph. Illustrated with pen and ink sketches. Initialled)
Box 1, Folder 9

The Theatre: A Note of Warning. Paris, circa 1910.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, holograph)
Box 1, Folder 10

A True Story. n.p., circa 1910.

Physical Description: (8 leaves, holograph, signed)

Scope and Content Note

In Craig's hand: A true story. 8pp. manuscript to William Gamble, USA.
Box 1, Folder 11

Hamlet. n.p., circa 1913.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Rough draft of critical note for Towards a New Theatre, London, Dent.
Box 1, Folder 12

The Third Illumination. n.p., 1913.

Physical Description: (4 leaves. Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph corrections by Craig.
Box 1, Folder 13

Mr. Fish and Mrs. Bones; a Motion in Seven Scenes by Orlando Furioso [pseudonym] Italy, 1916.

Physical Description: (2 p.l., 11 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

First typescript copy. In wrapper lettered and dated by Craig.
Box 1, Folder 14

Rome, L.M. A Man of the Theatre: Gordon Craig. August 18, 1918.

Physical Description: (4 leaves. Typescript carbon)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph annotations by Craig.
Published in Il Tempo, Rome.
Box 1, Folder 15

Speech on scene development delivered before the Workers' Guild. n.p., June 18, 1920.

Physical Description: (11 leaves. Typescript)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph corrections. Initialed and dated by Craig.
Box 1, Folder 16

[Fragments]. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (7 items)
 

Published Material with Manuscript Additions

Box 1, Folder 17

Improvements in stage scenery. Provisional specification. Completed specification. no.1771. Approved by King's Patent Agency, Limited. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1910.

Physical Description: (3pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Patent with Craig's invention of a series of double-jointed folding screens for producing scenic effects on stage.
Also, 2 folding pages of illustration.
With this: Correspondence to Craig from King's Patent Agency, Limited, pertaining to Appeal against refusal of Russian patent. London, 1912 (3 items).
Box 1, Folder 18

On the Art of the Theatre. London: William Heinemann, Limited, 1924.

Physical Description: (xxii, 296pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Presentation copy to Teddy from the author, 1924, with some corrections and notes by E.A. Craig.
Bound in, Rules. School for the art of the theatre. Florence, 1913 (12 leaves).
Noted, the first signed. Tipped-in on paste-down endpaper is photo of Edward Gordon Craig, dated 1926.
 

Proof Copies and Duplicates of Published Items

Note

Catalogued in the Rare Books Catalog, Department of Special Collections.
Box 1, Folder 19

Die Kunst des Theaters. Ubersetztundeingeleitet von Maurice Magnus mit einem vorwort von Harry Graf Kessler. Berlin: H. Seeman, 1905.

Physical Description: (40pp. Paper wrapper. Fragile. Duplicate)

Scope and Content Note

Translation of Craig's The Art of the Theatre, London: Foulis.
Box 1, Folder 20

De kunst van het theater. Vertaling van Donaert van M.A.J. Bauer. Amsterdam: S.L. van Looy, 1906.

Physical Description: (48pp. Paper wrapper. Fragile. Duplicate)

Scope and Content Note

Translation of Craig's The Art of the Theatre, London: Foulis, 1905.
Box 1, Folder 21

[On] The Art of the Theatre. London, 1911.

Physical Description: (252pp., Unbound)

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy.
Box 2, Folder 1

[On] The Art of the Theatre by Edward Gordon Craig. London: Heinemann, 1911.

Physical Description: (250pp., bound, signed on title page)

Scope and Content Note

Second proof copy with holograph corrections.
Presentation copy to Elena [Mrs. Gordon] Craig.
Box 26

OVERSIZE ITEM A Towards a New Theatre; Forty Designs for Stage Scenes With Critical Notes by the Inventor, Edward Gordon Craig. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1912.

Physical Description: (90 leaves of which 7 leaves are printed)

Scope and Content Note

Dummy copy of first edition.
Box 26

OVERSIZE ITEM B Towards a New Theatre; Forty Designs for Stage Scenes With Critical Notes by the Inventor, Edward Gordon Craig. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1913.

Physical Description: (90 leaves. Unbound)

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy with holograph corrections by the author.
Folder 2

Towards a New Theatre. Screens, January 21, 1913.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)

Scope and Content Note

First proof sheet for p.35 of Towards a New Theatre. Edinburgh: Ballantine Press. Holograph corrections by the author.
Box 2, Folder 3

Scene; by E. Gordon Craig, with a foreward and an introductory poem by John Masefield. London: Oxford University Press, 1923.

Physical Description: (xii, 30pp. Number 39 of 1000. Signed)
Box 2, Folder 4

Nothing; or the Bookplate by Edward Gordon Craig with a handlist by Edward Carrick. London: Chatto and Windus, 1924.

Physical Description: (x, 28pp. Number 271 of 280 printed. Signed)
Box 2, Folder 5

Henry Irving. London, J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1930.

Physical Description: (xii, 252pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Dust jacket and advertising material bound in. Inscribed to Teddy and Nell... P.
 

Privately Printed and Bound Manuscripts

Box 2, Folder 6

Plans for the production of The Merchant of Venice. London, 1910.

Physical Description: (2 p.l., 15 leaves. Bound folio)

Scope and Content Note

Directions for set design and lighting with holograph explanatory notes by Gordon Craig for Ellen Terry. Signed and dated by Ellen Terry on flyleaf.
Box 2, Folder 7

First arrangement with the printed blocks invented by Gordon Craig in 1912 - Paris. Florence, 1914.

Physical Description: (2 p.l., 65 leaves. Bound folio in wooden box. Privately printed in a limited edition of two)

Scope and Content Note

Hand pulls from woodcuts by Craig of arrangements for Hamlet. Initialed and dated by Craig with holograph notes on flyleaf and on individual prints.
 

Prompt Books

Box 3, Folder 1

Shakespeare, William. Much Ado About Nothing; a comedy in five acts. Arranged for the stage by Henry Irving and presented at the Lyceum Theatre on Wednesday, October 11, 1882. London: Chiswick Press, 1887.

Physical Description: (74 leaves, in paper covers. Fragile)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph annotations by Ellen Terry (in pencil) and Gordon Craig (in pen).
Box 3, Folder 1

The Works of William Shakespeare edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. London: Blackie & Son, 1888-1889.

Box 3, Folder 1

item 2 vol.1: Annotated by Craig with sketches and tipped in holograph notes, circa 1888.

Physical Description: (430pp.)
Box 3, Folder 1

item 3 vol.4: Signed on title page Gordon Craig - 1888 -. Berlin.

Physical Description: (422pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Text with holograph annotations.
Box 3, Folder 1

item 4 vol.6: Inscribed on title page Gordon Craig from Henry Irving. October 13, 1889.

Physical Description: (430pp.)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph annotations by Craig about the illustrations of Gordon Browne and the plays.
Box 4, Folder 1

Katherine and Petruchio; a comedy in three acts altered by David Garrick from The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. French. London, 1892

Scope and Content Note

Rebound and interleaved with Craig's sketches and notes for stage production.
Inscribed on flyleaf by Craig, Lyceum Theatre, London [1892].
Box 4, Folder 2

Browning, Robert. A Blot on the Scutcheon. n.p., 1892-1893.

Scope and Content Note

Rebound with Gordon Craig embossed in gold on cover.
Copious holograph notes and stage directions interleaved with text of play.
Signed and noted, studied in 1892-1893.
Box 4, Folder 3

de Musset, Alfred. No Trifling With Love. n.p., December 1893.

Scope and Content Note

Rebound and interleaved with Craig's holograph notes for the production.
Signed and dated by Gordon Craig, March, 1893.
Box 4, Folder 4

Browning, Robert. Fra Lippo Lippi. n.p., 1894.

Physical Description: (3 p.l., 22 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Rebound and interleaved with Craig's holograph notes and stage arrangements.
Signed and dated by Craig.
Box 4, Folder 5

Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream. n.p., 1896.

Physical Description: (9 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes and sketches for Scene One, Act Two written on pages from a printed text of the play [London, 1896].
Box 4, Folder 6

Stevenson, Robert L. and William Henley. Macaire. n.p., 1896.

Scope and Content Note

Rebound and interleaved with Craig's notes and sketches.
Signed on front cover and flyleaf.
With this: Selby, Charles, Robert Macaire and John Dicks. Dicks' Standard Plays (no.325). London, n.d. Pamphlet, 16pp.
Box 4, Folder 7

1902. Shakespeare, William. Macbeth. The Chiswick Shakespeare. London: Bell, 1899.

Physical Description: (xi, 111pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed in ink on front flyleaf by Craig with his sketches throughout.
 

Production Notes

Box 4, Folder 8

Production notes and sketches of set designs for Othello, The Crown Pretenders, and others. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (7 items)
 

Notebooks and Sketchbooks

Box 5, Folder 1

Sketchbook. v.p., 1896-1906.

Physical Description: (39 leaves, pen and ink wash and chalk sketches. Cover is hand-colored by Craig)

Scope and Content Note

Includes designs for Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Peer Gynt, Lady from the Sea, and Caesar and Cleopatra.
With notes and dates by Craig for each sketch.
Box 5, Folder 2

Notebook. n.p., 1897.

Physical Description: (100 leaves. 8 leaves. contain holograph notes in pencil and pen. Signed and dated on cover)

Scope and Content Note

Used during Craig's production of Dido and Aeneas.
Box 26

OVERSIZE ITEM C Sketchbook. n.p., 1898-1900.

Physical Description: (32 leaves, 6 sketches mounted to 5 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Ink and wash drawings for Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys.
Box 5, Folder 3

Sketchbook. v.p., 1903-1904.

Physical Description: (135 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes and sketches for Venice Preserved, Salome, Bethlehem, and Hamlet.
Initialed and dated.
Box 26

OVERSIZE ITEM D Sketchbook. v.p., 1906.

Physical Description: (69 leaves, large cardboard-covered book with loose pages)

Scope and Content Note

Production notes and sketches for Rosmersholm; Caesar and Cleopatra; the Moscow production of Hamlet; the Berlin-Dresden tour with Isadora Duncan; the School of the Theatre; and a holograph draft of an 11pp. article on materials to be used in the theatre of the future.
Titled, dated and initialed by Craig on cover, Stockholm Book - Berlin-1906 - EGC.

Note

3 pages missing January 1995 L' Europe A Place of Beautiful Things W. Nicholson [?]
Replaced with photocopies from microfilm. Original fragile--use photocopy only.
Box 5, Folder 4

Writing album. v.p., 1906-1907.

Physical Description: (17 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notations of profits and expenses on the Isadora Duncan tour of Germany and Holland.
Box 5, Folder 5

Notebook on movement. v.p., 1907-1920.

Physical Description: (73 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

notes and sketches indicating development towards Scene.
Sketch and cover notes by Craig.
Box 5, Folder 6

Minute Book of the Society of the Theatre. London, 1912-1913.

Physical Description: (60 leaves, typescript and holograph)

Scope and Content Note

The Society of the Theatre was formed by Craig in 1912 to found a school for the art of the theatre. Committee members included Craig, Haldane MacFall, Lovat Fraser, William Butler Yeats, Ernest Marriott and Ezra Pound.
 

Section Two: Books Owned and Annotated by Craig

Box 6, Folder 1

Pyle, Howard. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. New York: Scribner's, 1884.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed To Edward Gordon Craig from Henry Irving... January 1885 - on the eve of his first appearance on any stage - may angels bless and guard him. Chicago.
Box 6, Folder 2

Shakespeare, William. Macbeth. London: Cattermole and Partridge, 1888.

Physical Description: (18 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Souvenir of Macbeth produced at the Lyceum Theatre, December 29, 1888.
Every illustration annotated by Craig with sketches and criticism.
Box 6, Folder 3

Verne, Jules. Dick Sands, the Boy Captain. London: Low, Marsden, Searle and Rivington, 1879.

Physical Description: (486pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed on front paste down endpaper For Bobby from Father Ted. A splendid book. I read it in the year 1884 - it was jolly exciting.
On front free endpaper, Edward Wardell - Southfield Park School - Southborough, Tunbridge Wells - April 26, 1884 and Gordon Craig-1906.
 

Section Three: Periodicals Edited by Craig

Note

(Duplicates of items catalogued in Rare Books Catalog)
Box 6, Folder 4

The Mask; a Monthly Leaflet of the Art of the Theatre (vol.8 no.1-3 and 8). Florence, 1918.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 6, Folder 5

The Marionette Tonight (May 24) at 12:30 (vol.1 no.1-3, 10-12). Florence, 1918.

Physical Description: (6 items)
 

Section Four: Published Articles and Reprints with Contributions by or Reference to Craig

Box 6, Folder 6

[Two woodcuts by Gordon Craig]. The dome; an Illustrated Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture and the Graphic Arts (vol.2, no.6). New Series. London, March 1899.

Box 6, Folder 7

Much Ado About Nothing - Footlights in Particular; a Talk With Mr. Gordon Craig. by B. The Tatler (no.98). London, May 13, 1903.

Physical Description: (Clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 8

The Harvest Home, with colored woodcut by Gordon Craig. The Green Sheaf (no.3). London, 1903.

Box 6, Folder 9

The Theatre: Trade or Art? by Gordon Craig. The Morning Post. London, December 26, 1903.

Physical Description: (Clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 10

Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration (vol.16 no.10). Berlin, July 1905.

Box 6, Folder 10

Osborn, Max. Edward Gordon Craig - Berlin.

Physical Description: (pp.587-595)
Box 6, Folder 10

Craig, Gordon. Etwas über den regisseur und die bühnen-ausstattung.

Physical Description: (pp.596-604)
Box 6, Folder 10

Craig, Gordon. Neue steinzeug-gefässe.

Physical Description: (p.605)
Box 6, Folder 10

Bredt, E.W. Moderne bauten analten strassen.

Physical Description: (pp.606-615)
Box 6, Folder 11

Which Era? by J.S. [pseudonym] Reprinted from The Mask (vol.4, no.4). Florence, 1912.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 6, Folder 12

The Russian Ballet by J.S. [pseudonym] Reprinted from The Mask (vol.5 no.3). Florence, 1913.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 6, Folder 13

Mr. Gordon Craig's Theatre. A letter from Gordon Craig reprinted from The Nation (vol.14). Florence, October 4, 1913.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph notes by Craig.
Box 6, Folder 14

Mr. Gordon Craig's Theatre. A letter from N.D. Laurence reprinted from The Nation (vol.14). Florence, November 1, 1913.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 6, Folder 15

The Music Hall and the Church. A letter by Gordon Craig reprinted from The Mask. Florence, January 1914.

Physical Description: (4 leaves)
Box 6, Folder 16

The Theatre and the New Civilization. By Gordon Craig. Theatre Arts Magazine (vol.3, no.1) January 1919

Physical Description: (3 leaves, clipped article)

Scope and Content Note

Heavily annotated by Gordon Craig and Ellen Terry.
Box 6, Folder 17

Books, Mules and Idleness in Italy With Some Reflections on the Literature of the Theatre, part one. By Gordon Craig. The Bookman's Journal and Print Collector. September 17, 1920.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 18

Am I Hostile to Literature? A Positive No. By Gordon Craig. The Graphic. August 18, 1923.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 19

Review of The Crown Pretenders, Royal Theatre, Copenhagen. Theatre Arts Monthly (vol.11 no.4). April 1927.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, photocopy)
Box 6, Folder 20

De Casseres, Benjamin. Gordon Craig Comes to America; the First Work of the Famous Master of Reinhardt and Stanislavsk to Be Shown in the Tyler Production of Macbeth. Theatre Magazine, February 1931.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 21

1931. Simsonson, Lee. The Case of Gordon Craig. Theatre Guild Magazine.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, clipped article)

Scope and Content Note

Part one only; second part published in March issue, not available.
Box 6, Folder 22

Sheringham, George. Scene Design in England. Theatre Guild Magazine, May 1931.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 23

The Life and Theatrical Career of Edmund Kean, 1787-1833; with a foreward by Gordon Craig [Bookseller's catalogue]. London: Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, 1938.

Physical Description: (62pp. Catalogue One, 2 copies)
Box 6, Folder 24

Bowen, Elizabeth. Book reviews. The Tatler and Bystander, February 9, 1949.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipped article)

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of Gordon Craig with notice of a new biography recently published: Janet Leeper's Edward Gordon Craig: Designs for the Theatre. London: Penguin Books, 1948.
Box 6, Folder 25

Oenslager, Donald. Edward Gordon Craig: Artist of the Theatre, 1872-1966. A memorial exhibition in the Amsterdam Gallery. Bulletin of the New York Public Library, September and October 1967.

Physical Description: (36 leaves, photocopy)
Box 6, Folder 26

Goodman, Henry. Edward Gordon Craig: an Exhibit. UCLA Librarian (vol.20 no.10), Los Angeles, October 1967.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 27

Program. International Institute for Theatre Research. Eighth International Course on Theatre History. Venice, September 10-23 1970.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

With this: listing of lectures, including one by Arnold Rood on Gordon Craig.
Box 6, Folder 28

Rood, Arnold. After the Practice, the Theory: Gordon Craig and movement. Lecture presented at the Eighth International Course on Theatre History. Venice, September 12, 1970.

Physical Description: (21pp. Typescript (mimeograph), in French, Italian and English. One copy each)

Scope and Content Note

With this: Poster advertising the lecture by Rood.
Box 6, Folder 29

Stewart, Ian. A Thousand and One Scenes: Gordon Craig and the Theatre. Country Life, February 10, 1972.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipped article)
Box 6, Folder 30

Newman, L.M. Resources for the Future Study of Edward Gordon Craig. International Federation for Theatre Research, 1974.

Physical Description: (19pp.)
 

Section Five: Correspondence

 

Correspondence re Bethlehem

Scope and Content Note

Bethlehem - a nativity play by Laurence Housman performed with music by Joseph Moorat under the stage-direction of Edward Gordon Craig, December 1902
Box 7, Folder 1

Baillie, John. Letters to Gordon Craig. v.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (9 items)

Note

Mr. Baillie served as stage manager for the production.
Box 7, Folder 2

Business correspondence, miscellaneous. v.p., 1902-1903.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 7, Folder 3

Greet, Ben. Letters to Gordon Craig and Laurence Housman. v.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (2 items and 1 fragment)

Scope and Content Note

Letters concerning an American production of the play.
Box 7, Folder 4

Housman, Laurence. Letters to Gordon Craig. v.p., 1902-1903.

Physical Description: (47 items)
Box 7, Folder 5

Moorat, Joseph. Letters to Gordon Craig. v.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (10 items)
Box 7, Folder 6

Production notes, miscellaneous. n.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 7, Folder 7

Shaw, Martin Fallas. n.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 7, Folder 8

Woodroffe, Paul. Letters to Gordon Craig. n.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 7, Folder 9

Craig, Edith. Letters to Charles Chenil & Company London, 1911.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Written on behalf of her brother, Edward Gordon Craig.
Box 7, Folder 10

Craig, Edith. Letters to Sarah Bernhardt. London, 1911.

Physical Description: (2 items)

Scope and Content Note

Written on behalf of her brother, Edward Gordon Craig.
 

Craig, Edward Gordon. Letters to Various Persons. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (52 items)
Box 7, Folder 11

Bocking, Miss [Bo] n.p., circa 1931.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 7, Folder 12

Carew, James. v.p., 1909-1910.

Physical Description: (4 items)

Note

Mr. Carew was a family friend.
Box 7, Folder 13

Craig, Edith. Correspondence with Edward Gordon Craig. v.p., 1895-1930.

Physical Description: (19 items)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence includes 15 letters from Craig to Edith Craig and four letters from Edith Craig to Craig.

Note

Edith Craig (Edy) was the sister of Edward Gordon Craig.
Box 7, Folder 14

Craig, Edward Anthony. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (6 items)

Note

Edward Anthony Craig is the son of Edward Gordon Craig and Elena Meo Craig.
Box 7, Folder 15

Craig, Elena Meo. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (9 items)

Scope and Content Note

Including sketches.

Note

The wife of Edward Gordon Craig and mother of E.A. Craig.
Box 7, Folder 16

Ellis, Jane [Essy] London, 1879.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

Miss Ellis was Craig's nurse.
Box 7, Folder 17

Henderson, F.R., and Son. Correspondence with Edward Gordon Craig. London, 1914.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 7, Folder 18

Holzapfel, Rudolf Melander. Paris, 1944-1948.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 7, Folder 19

Irving, Henry. Heidelberg, 1887.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

To Dear Hamlet.
Box 7, Folder 19a

Joseph, Helen Haiman. v.p., ca. 1918-1926(?).

Physical Description: (2 items, photocopy)
Box 7, Folder 20

Purcell Operatic Society. Hempstead, 1900.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Includes sample of proposed stationery for the Society, designed by Craig.
Box 7, Folder 21

St. John, Christopher. n.p., 1923.

Physical Description: (1 item)
 

Terry, Ellen

Note

(See Box 8, below)
Box 7, Folder 22

Unidentified. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 7, Folder 23

Craig, Elena Meo. Letter to Edith Craig. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 7, Folder 24

de Walden, Lord Howard. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. Suffolk, 1916.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

Lord de Walden was the primary backer for Craig's School for the Art of the Theatre.
Box 7, Folder 25

Great Britain. War Office. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. London, 1924.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph reply by Craig on reverse of letter.
Box 7, Folder 26

Heythums. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. Czechoslovakia, 1937.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 7, Folder 27

Nolan, James. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. London, 1900.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 7, Folder 28

Shaw, Martin Fallas. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. Hampstead, n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

Martin Shaw was a composer and conductor; also a personal friend.
Box 7, Folder 29

Whelen, Frederick. Letter to Edward Gordon Craig. London, 1915.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph comments by Craig.
Box 7, Folder 30

Wimmer, Moritz. Letters to Edward Gordon Craig and Maurice Magnus. Berlin, 1904-1907.

Physical Description: (29 items)

Scope and Content Note

Letters written to Craig or Magnus, Craig's business partner, concerning backgrounds for stage performances. In German.
 

Craig, Edward Gordon. Correspondence with Ellen Terry. v.p., 1883-1923.

Physical Description: (125 items)

Scope and Content Note

Ellen Terry, the English dramatic actress, was the mother of Edward Gordon Craig. There are 7 letters from Ellen Terry to Gordon Craig; 115 letters from Gordon Craig to Ellen Terry; and 3 letters to Ellen Terry concerning Craig.
Box 8, Folder 1

1883-1888. Letters from Edward Gordon Craig's years in boarding school.

Scope and Content Note

13 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry; 2 to Ellen Terry concerning Craig.
Box 8, Folder 2

1889-1890. Letters written while on tour with Henry Irving.

Scope and Content Note

4 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 3

1891. Letters written while on provincial tours.

Scope and Content Note

4 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 4

1894. Letter concerning Craig's production of A blot on the scutcheon.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Craig to Terry.
Box 8, Folder 5

1899. Letter concerning Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys and the periodical, The Page.

Scope and Content Note

1 letter from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 6

1901-1902. Letters concerning theatrical collaboration between Craig and Ellen Terry: Dido and Aeneas; Masque of Love; Acis and Galatea.

Scope and Content Note

4 letters from Ellen Terry to Craig and 5 from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 7

1903. Letters concerning theatrical collaboration: The Vikings; Bethlehem.

Scope and Content Note

4 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 8

1904-1905. Letters concerning The Art of the Theatre; George Bernard Shaw; and Bethlehem.

Scope and Content Note

8 letters from Gordon Craig to Ellen Terry and 1 letter from Terry to Craig.
Box 8, Folder 9

1906-1907. Letters concerning Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree; George Bernard Shaw; Elenora Duse; Sarah Bernhardt; Isadora Duncan; and Craig's books, On the Art of the Theatre; and Scene.

Scope and Content Note

5 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 10

1908-1909. Letters concerning the production of the Moscow Hamlet; Elektra; and Craig's periodical, The Mask.

Scope and Content Note

6 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 11

1910. Letters concerning the production of the Moscow Hamlet; Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's Macbeth; and George Bernard Shaw.

Scope and Content Note

14 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry and 1 letter to Ellen Terry concerning Gordon Craig.
Box 8, Folder 12

1911. Letters concerning the production of the Moscow Hamlet; Craig's books, On the Art of the Theatre and Scene; model stages and screens; and The Mask.

Scope and Content Note

12 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 13

1912. Letters concerning Craig's School for the Art of the Theatre; the Cranach Press Hamlet; theory of the über-marionette.

Scope and Content Note

9 letters from Gordon Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 14

1913.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 15

1914. Letters concerning Craig's black figures.

Scope and Content Note

3 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 16

1915.

Scope and Content Note

5 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 17

1916. Letters concerning the Swiss set designer, Adolphe Appia.

Scope and Content Note

3 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 18

1917-1919.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters from Craig to Ellen Terry.
Box 8, Folder 19

1923. A fragment from a letter to Ellen Terry by Craig with reference to the publication of Scene by the Clarendon Press.

Box 8, Folder 20

n.d.

Scope and Content Note

7 letters from Gordon Craig to Ellen Terry.
 

Section Six: Ephemera

Note

Oversize items shelved in Map Room, level B, Department of Special Collections.
 

Catalogues of Exhibitions by Edward Gordon Craig

Box 9, Folder 1

Catalogue of etchings being designs for motions by Gordon Craig. Florence [Stabilimento Aldino], 1908.

Physical Description: (8 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Text of forward in English and Italian.
Box 9, Folder 2

Catalogue (2nd edition) of an exhibition of drawings and models for Hamlet and other plays by Edward Gordon Craig. London: Ernest Brown and Phillips, The Leicester Galleries, September 1912.

Physical Description: (12 leaves, Wrapper with device)

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition no.168.
Box 9, Folder 3

Catalogue of an exhibition of drawings and models for Hamlet - Macbeth - The Vikings and other plays by Edward Gordon Craig. Manchester: City of Manchester Art Gallery, November 1912.

Physical Description: (41pp., Wrapper)
Box 9, Folder 4

Catalogue of an exhibition of drawings and models for Hamlet - Macbeth - The Vikings and other plays by Edward Gordon Craig. Leeds: The City Art Gallery, 1913.

Physical Description: (24pp., wrapper)
Box 9, Folder 5

A catalogue of some designs by Edward Gordon Craig exhibited privately at 7 John Street, Adelphi, by the members of the School for the Art of the Theatre. [London]: School for the Art of the Theatre, July 6 to July 25, 1914.

Physical Description: (1 leaf. Loosely inserted into cover)

Scope and Content Note

Catalogue for first week only.
Box 9, Folder 6

Wood engravings by E. Gordon Craig. London: The St. George's Gallery, June-July 1924.

Physical Description: (14pp., wrapper)
Box 9, Folder 7

Stage designs by Gordon Craig for The Pretenders by Ibsen, as produced at the State Theatre, Copenhagen, November 17, 1926, and etchings and other drawings. London: St. George's Gallery, June-July 1928.

Physical Description: (11pp., wrapper)
Box 9, Folder 8

Drawings and engravings by Edward Gordon Craig and some silverware by J. Paul Cooper and Francis Cooper. London: Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, June 14-July 16, 1938.

Physical Description: (13pp.)
Box 9, Folder 9

Nash, George. Edward Gordon Craig: 1872-1966. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1967.

Physical Description: (66pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Catalog of an exhibit held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Box 9, Folder 10

Edward Gordon Craig: 1872-1966; Claud Lovat Fraser: 1890-1921. New York: Davis, Galleries, October 16, 1972-November 4, 1972.

Physical Description: (13pp.)
 

Programs Designed by Edward Gordon Craig

Box 9, Folder 11

Souvenir (March 10, 1902). Acis and Galatea [and] Masque of Love as produced at the Great Queen Street Theatre, by Martin Shaw and Gordon Craig. [London: J.J. Waddington, 1902].

Physical Description: (1 leaf and 34 leaves, with wrapper)

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated by Craig.
With this: Souvenir. Acis and Galatea; Masque of Love, as produced at the Great Queen Street Theatre. Prospectus [London, 1902].
Box 9, Folder 12

A Masque. The Harvest Home. Designed and arranged by Martin Shaw and Edward Gordon Craig. n.p., 1902.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated by Craig.
Box 9, Folder 13

A Matinee in Aid of the Ellen Terry Memorial. London, The Palace Theatre, Tuesday, April 23, 1929.

Physical Description: (16 leaves, wrapper)

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated by Craig.
 

Publicity and Advertising Material: for Book Publications

Box 9, Folder 14

The Art of the Theatre. Prospectus. London: T.N. Foulis, 1905.

Physical Description: (Postcard)
Box 9, Folder 15

A portfolio of etchings. Prospectus. [Florence, 1907].

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 16

A second portfolio of etchings. Prospectus [Florence, 1909].

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 17

Two portfolios of etchings. Prospectus [Florence, 1910].

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 18

On the Art of the Theatre. Prospectus. London: Heinemann, 1911.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 19

Towards a New Theatre. Prospectus. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1912.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 20

Scene. Prospectus. London: Oxford University Press, 1923.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 21

Woodcuts and Some Words. Advertisement. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, 1924.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 9, Folder 22

[A production-1926] Gordon Craig in a theatre. Prospectus. London: Oxford University Press, 1930.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 23

Ellen Terry and her Secret Self. Prospectus. London: Sampson & Low, 1931.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 24

Fourteen notes. Prospectus. Seattle: University of Washington Bookstore, 1931.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 9, Folder 25

Gordon Craig and the theatre by Enid Rose. Prospectus. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Company, 1931.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
 

Publicity and Advertising Material: for Periodicals Edited by Edward Gordon Craig

Box 9, Folder 26

The Page. August announcement. Hackbridge, Surrey, 1899.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 27

The Mask; a Monthly Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Announcement of appearance. Florence, March 1908.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 28

The Mask; a Quarterly Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Prospectus. Florence, 1911.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 29

The Mask; a Quarterly Journal of the Art of the Theatre. New Series. Prospectus for vol.4. Florence, 1911.

Physical Description: (8 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 30

The Mask. Announcement of vol.4, no.4. Florence, April 1912.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 31

The Mask. Announcement of vol.5, no.1. Florence, July 1912.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 32

The Mask; a Quarterly Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Illustrated prospectus. Florence, 1912.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
 

OVERSIZE ITEM E The Mask. Poster. Gordon Craig Defends Russian Ballet, illustrated by C. Lovat Fraser. Florence, 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Refers to article by Craig in vol.6, no.1.
Box 9, Folder 33

The Mask. Prospectus of vol.6, no.1. Florence, July 1913.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, 2 copies)
Box 9, Folder 34

The Mask; a Quarterly Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Prospectus. Florence, 1909-1914.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)
Box 9, Folder 35

The Mask and The Marionette. Announcement. Florence, March 1919.

Physical Description: (2 leaves)
Box 9, Folder 36

The Mask; a Monthly Leaflet of the Art of the Theatre. Sample copy. Florence, April 1919.

Physical Description: (4 leaves. In wrapper. Inscribed on front flyleaf)
Box 9, Folder 37

The Mask and The Marionette. Announcement. Florence, December 1920.

Physical Description: (1 leaf)

Scope and Content Note

A printed letter announcing a delay in resuming publication and stating that subscriptions were being deposited in a reserve fund during the war period.
Box 9, Folder 38

The Mask; an Illustrated Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Prospectus. Florence, 1924.

Physical Description: (16pp.)
Box 9, Folder 39

The Mask. Prospectus of vol.12 no.2. Florence, April 1926.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, 2 copies)
Box 28

OVERSIZE ITEM F The Mask. A Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Poster. Florence, 1929.

 

Publicity and Advertising Material: for Play Productions

Note

Oversize items shelved in Map Room, level B, Department of Special Collections.
Box 9, Folder 40

Souvenir of The Dead Heart - presented at the Lyceum Theatre by Henry Irving. London: Cassel & Company, Limited, September 28, 1889.

Physical Description: (20 leaves)

Note

The part of Arthur de St. Valery was played by Craig.
Box 9, Folder 41

Programs for stage performances with Edward Gordon Craig. London, Royal Lyceum Theatre, 1891-1896.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 9, Folder 42

Souvenir of Becket - first presented at the Lyceum Theatre. London, February 6, 1893.

Physical Description: (18 leaves)

Note

The part of the youngest Knight Templar was played by Gordon Craig.
Box 9, Folder 43

Hamlet. A benefit for Mr. Gordon Craig at the Paisley Theatre. Publicity card with woodcut by Craig on first page, Friday, July 26, 1895.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, mounted and framed with mat board)
 

Publicity and Advertising Material: for Miscellaneous Projects

Box 9, Folder 44

Announcement. Hackbridge, Surrey, At the Sign of the Rose, 1901.

Physical Description: (4 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated and printed by Gordon Craig
It has for some considerable time been my wish to produce plays...
Announcement of Craig's intention to manage stage productions if a sufficient show of support should be forthcoming.
Box 9, Folder 45

Announcement. n.p., circa 1902

Physical Description: (1 leaf)

Scope and Content Note

Miss Edith Craig... is now prepared to carry out private orders for Ladie's Dresses...
Illustrated and printed by Gordon Craig.
Box 9, Folder 46

The Goldoni Books for artists. Advertisement. Florence, circa 1912.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, 2 items)
 

OVERSIZE ITEM G An exhibition of drawings and models for Hamlet - Macbeth - The Vikings and other plays by Edward Gordon Craig. Poster. Leeds: The City Art Gallery, 1913.

Box 9, Folder 47

The School for the Art of the Theatre. Announcement of purpose. London: Chiswick Press, 1913.

Physical Description: (7pp., 2 copies)
Box 9, Folder 48

The School for the Art of the Theatre. Subscription form. n.p., 1913.

Physical Description: (3 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Noted for private circulation.
With subscription forms loosely inserted.
Box 9, Folder 49

The Society of the Theatre, affiliated to the Gordon Craig School of the Art of the Theatre. Announcement of purpose. London, 1913.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, 2 copies)
Box 9, Folder 50

The Society of Wood Engravers. Invitation to an exhibition. London: The St. George's Gallery, December 1923.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 9, Folder 51

Booksellers' catalogues offering for sale material relating to Gordon Craig. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (5 items)
 

Press Clippings

Box 10, Folder 1

Articles and letters to the editor written by Gordon Craig. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (6 items)

Scope and Content Note

Including two articles.
Box 10, Folder 1

On stage scenery. In The Morning Post. London, October 13, 1903.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipping)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph comment by Ellen Terry.
Box 10, Folder 1

Monumenta Scenica; a review by Gordon Craig. In The Observer. London, April 4, 1926.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, clipping)
Box 10, Folder 2

Designs, critical reviews of Craig's designs and exhibits. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (42 items)
Box 10, Folder 3

Personal and family clippings. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (20 items)
Box 10, Folders 4 - 6 and

Oversize item H Productions staged and designed by Edward Gordon Craig. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (46 items)
Box 26, Folder 4

Acis and Galatea; The Masque of Love. As presented at The Great Queen Street Theatre. London, March 10, 1902.

Physical Description: (10 items)
Box 26, Folder 5

Bethlehem. As presented at the Imperial Institute, December 1902.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 26, Folder 6

Hamlet. As presented at the Moscow Art Theatre, December 1911-January 1912.

Physical Description: (30 items)

Scope and Content Note

Press clippings and advertising material relating to Craig's former work and present designs for the production.
Box 26, Folder 6

Press clippings. Moscow, 1911-1912. In Russian.

Physical Description: (10 items)
Box 26, Folder 6

Postcards. Moscow, 1912.

Physical Description: (20 items in wrapper)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of the actors in the Moscow production by K.A. Fetser.
 

OVERSIZE ITEM H The Vikings. As presented at the Imperial Theatre. London, April 15, 1903-May 9, 1903.

Physical Description: (1 item, scrapbook)

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook: Miss Ellen Terry's Season, Imperial Theatre, 1903.
Contains 67 leaves of press clippings pertaining to The Vikings.
Production staged by Gordon Craig, Ellen Terry as Hiordis.
Box 10, Folder 7

Publications. Criticism of publications by or with contributions by Craig. v.p., 1903-1930.

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 10, Folder 8

The School for the Study of the Art of the Theatre. London, 1904.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 10, Folder 9

Theatrical criticism, general, with reference to Craig. v.p., 1903-1930.

Physical Description: (28 items)
Box 10, Folder 10

Biographical material. v.p., 1966- .

Physical Description: (2 items)
 

Miscellaneous Ephemera

Box 10, Folder 11

Miscellaneous ephemera. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (10 items)
 

Section Seven: Photographs

 

Photographs of Miscellaneous and Unidentified Designs by Craig

Box 11

Miscellaneous

Box 11, Folder 1

1898. D'Artagnan's man.

Box 11, Folder 1

1903. Thatchley. Suffolk.

Box 11, Folder 1

1905. Che peccato, or, La Donna di Zena.

 

Unidentified

Box 11, Folder 2

1902. Child in robe and sun hat.

Box 11, Folder 2

1902. Costumed male figure with staff.

Box 11, Folder 2

1903. King and supplicant.

Box 11, Folder 2

1908. Stylized profile of woman in ornamental cap.

Box 11, Folder 2

1909. Figure in white on staircase.

 

Photographs of Puppets and Masks

Box 11, Folder 3

circa 1890. Pagoda scene. Mandalay.

Box 11, Folder 3

1913. Mask.

Box 11, Folder 3

1913. Groups of masks.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 11, Folder 3

1913. Puppets.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 11, Folder 3

1913. Puppet.

Physical Description: (Mounted photograph)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed Teddy from India, from Gordon Craig to his son, E.A. Craig.
 

Photographs of Model Stages and Figures

Box 11, Folder 4

1907 Five puppets designed and made by EGC, 1907... behind is a scene... [Florence].

Physical Description: (Mounted photograph)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes on mount.
Box 11, Folder 4

circa 1909. Hamlet. Figures in the graveyard scene. n.p.

Box 11, Folder 4

circa 1909 Hamlet. Act 4, scene 6. n.p.

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes on photograph.
Box 11, Folder 4

1911. Model stage with figure to left of dais. n.p. Dated by Craig, 1911.

Box 11, Folder 4

1913. Model stage for Hamlet. Three views. n.p.

Box 11, Folder 4

1914. Model stage. Proscenium. n.p.

Scope and Content Note

Two explanatory notes in Craig's hand.
Box 11, Folder 5

n.d. Model stage with figures. n.p.

Physical Description: (Mounted)
Box 11, Folder 5

n.d. Model stage with figures. n.p.

Physical Description: (Mounted)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph note by Craig on the mount.
Box 11, Folder 6

1914. Photographs of model for St. Matthew's Passion [not produced] Florence.

Physical Description: (4 views)
 

Photographs of Designs for Productions

Box 11, Folder 7

1901. The Masque of Love.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 11, Folder 7

A pierrot.

Box 11, Folder 7

Comus. Mask.

Box 11, Folder 7

King and queen.

Box 11, Folder 8

1902. Bethlehem; a nativity play.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 11, Folder 8

Three king's head dresses drawn on one sheet.

Box 11, Folder 8

A shepherd.

Box 11, Folder 8

Young shepherd.

Box 11, Folder 9

1902. Acis and Galatea.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 11, Folder 9

Act 1. Scene 1.

Physical Description: (Signed, noted and colored on photograph)
Box 11, Folder 9

Act 1. Scene 1.

Physical Description: (No notation or coloring)
Box 11, Folder 9

Acis. Act 1.

Box 11, Folder 9

The water god.

Box 11, Folder 10

1903. Much Ado About Nothing.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 11, Folder 10

A dancer.

Box 11, Folder 10

Church scene. Act 3.

Box 11, Folder 10

Lighting ornaments.

Physical Description: (3 sketches on 1 sheet)
Box 11, Folder 11

1903. The Vikings.

Physical Description: (14 items)
Box 11, Folder 11

Design for Act 4.

Box 11, Folder 11

Sigurd.

Box 11, Folder 11

Egil. Servants. Act 2.

Box 11, Folder 11

Dagnys. Act 1.

Box 11, Folder 11

Kare's wife.

Box 11, Folder 11

Ornulf.

Box 11, Folder 11

Ornulf's son.

Physical Description: (2 copies)
Box 11, Folder 11

Signurd's men.

Box 11, Folder 11

Dagnys.

Box 11, Folder 11

Weapons.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 11, Folder 12

1905-1906. Caesar and Cleopatra (George Bernard Shaw).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 11, Folder 12

Sphinx.

Box 11, Folder 13

1908-1911. Hamlet.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 11, Folder 13

Claudius.

Box 11, Folder 13

The Ghost. Mask.

Box 11, Folder 13

Hamlet.

Box 11, Folder 13

Ophelia's grave.

Box 11, Folder 13

Hamlet. Playscene.

Box 11, Folder 14

1924. The Beggar's Opera.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 11, Folder 14

Act 1. Photograph of original watercolor by Craig with his holograph notes on reverse.

 

Photographs of Gordon Craig's School for the Art of the Theatre

Box 11, Folder 15

1910-1914. Interiors and workroom area. Florence.

Physical Description: (17 items)
Box 11, Folders 16-17

1910-1914. Exteriors and arena. Florence.

Physical Description: (41 items)
 

Personal Photographs

Box 11, Folder 18

1889. Craig as Arthur de St. Valery in The Dead Heart, as presented at the Lyceum Theatre, London.

Physical Description: (10 × 9 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1895. Craig standing. n.p.

Physical Description: (17.75 × 15 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

circa 1905. Craig at window. Berlin.

Physical Description: (13 × 18 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1907. Craig seated. n.p.

Physical Description: (18 × 12.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed, Ted. 1907. To Nell.
Box 11, Folder 18

1919 Photograph of Gordon Craig made in Rapallo by his son, Edward A. Craig, in 1919. Rapallo, Italy.

Physical Description: (18 × 14 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1939. Craig standing. n.p.

Physical Description: (11.5 × 7.75 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed, P. to Mix. 1939.
Box 11, Folder 18

1941. Craig in his library. Paris. Photo by d'Oray.

Physical Description: (12.5 × 7.75 cm., 2 copies)
Box 11, Folder 18

1941. Craig in his library. Paris. Photo by d'Oray.

Physical Description: (7 × 22 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1941. Craig with child. Paris. Photo by d'Oray.

Physical Description: (28 × 19 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1950. Craig seated. Italy. Inscribed, Patience off its monument. 1950. Photograph by David Lees.

Physical Description: (14 × 10 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1951. Craig in bed. Italy. Signed and dated by Craig. Photograph by David Lees.

Physical Description: (18 × 12.5 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1953. Craig. Vence, France. Note by Craig on reverse.

Physical Description: (9 × 12 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1955. Craig. Vence, France, 1955.

Physical Description: (9 × 12.5 cm.)
Box 11, Folder 18

1955. Craig. Vence, France.

Physical Description: (9 × 12 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Note by Craig on reverse.
Box 11, Folder 19

n.d. Unidentified house with wall. n.p.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm.)
 

Section Eight: Designs

 

Original Drawings: Sketches and Watercolors

Box 12, Folder 1

1883-1898. Early sketches.

Physical Description: (11 items, Pen and ink; pencil; watercolor)

Scope and Content Note

Includes one drawing after Gordon Brown, illustrator of the Henry Irving edition of Shakespeare.
Signed 'EW' [Edward Wardell]; E. Wardell; Ted; or unsigned.
Box 12, Folder 2

1899. Toy horse and rider.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink and wash, 25.5×20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary design for Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys.
Initialed in ink with holograph note on front
Box 12, Folder 3

1899. Toy horse.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink with watercolor, 25.5×19 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary design for Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys.
Box 12, Folder 4

1901. Macbeth.

Physical Description: (Pen and wash drawing of set design, 20.5×28 cm. drawing mounted on 28 × 36 cm. board)

Scope and Content Note

Conception for the sleep-walking scene.
Signed and dated with holograph notes by Craig on sketch.
Box 12, Folder 5

1903. Gordon Harker as a watchman in Much Ado About Nothing.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink sketch, 32×20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed and dated in ink with holograph notes.
Box 12, Folder 6

September 7, 1904. Thiergarten, Berlin.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink and wash, 27.5×20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed, dated and titled in ink.
Box 12, Folder 7

1905. Houses at Dresden.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink wash, 27.5×20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed, dated and titled in ink.
Box 12, Folder 8

June 1905. Siegelhausen near Heidelberg.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink and wash, 28×20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed, dated and titled in ink.
Box 28

OVERSIZE ITEM I 1905. Electra.

Physical Description: (Pen and wash drawing, 30×25.5 cm. Mounted in 48.5×40.5 cm. mat)

Scope and Content Note

Set design.
Box 12, Folder 9

1905. The smith.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink wash, 28×20.5 cm., titled in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed in ink, Papa to Craig's son, Teddy.
Box 12, Folder 10

circa 1905. Page from notebook with figures.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink sketches)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes in ink and pencil.
Box 12, Folder 11

circa 1906. Isadora Duncan.

Physical Description: (Crayon sketch. 32.5×28 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Titled in pencil, I.D.
Box 12, Folder 12

1906. Another penny toy.

Physical Description: (Crayon sketch. 30×28 cm., titled and dated in crayon)
Box 12, Folder 13

1906. De kunst van het theater.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink, 25.5 × 20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Facsimile of cover design for the Dutch translation of Craig's book, The Art of the Theatre.
Inscribed in ink to Craig's son, Teddy, 1956. Holograph note in ink on sketch.
Box 28

OVERSIZE ITEM J 1908. Set design with cubes and figures.

Physical Description: (Pen and wash drawing, 15 × 51 cm. Mounted)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph note on back of mount: Drawing made of the first model of Scene in its first arrangement. The figures incorrectly placed.
Box 12, Folder 14

1922 A bold stroke for a wife-1718.

Physical Description: (Pen and wash drawing, 18×24 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Set design.
Holograph notes on sketch. Design for a play by Mrs. Cantilever.
Box 12, Folder 15

1922. Claud Lovat Fraser.

Physical Description: (Watercolor, 30×26.75 cm. Matted)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed and dated in ink.
Box 12, Folder 16

n.d. Unidentified design for stage scene.

Physical Description: (Pencil sketch, 12×11.5 cm.)
Box 12, Folder 17

n.d. Unidentified figure.

Physical Description: (Pen and ink wash, 24×20 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed and note in ink, Something I suppose in igloo[?] but what?
Box 12, Folder 18

n.d. Shylock. Act 3.

Physical Description: (Pencil drawing, 25.5×16.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Identified in pencil.
On reverse: Unidentified head (Pencil drawing. 25.5×16.5 cm.).
Box 12, Folder 19

n.d. Lawrence Irving in Waterloo.

Physical Description: (Watercolor wash, 30×25.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Initialed and identified in ink.
Box 12, Folder 20

n.d. Outdoor scene.

Physical Description: (Pencil sketch, 6.5×10 cm.)
 

One-Dimensional Figures for Model Stages

Box 13, Folders 1-22, Box 28

OVERSIZE ITEM K 1909-1911. Cut-out one-dimensional figures of cardboard for the model stage used in the Moscow Art Theatre production of Hamlet.

Physical Description: (23 items of varying size, colored with charcoal, crayon and watercolor)
Box 13, Folders 23-27

1909-1911. Cut-out one-dimensional figures of wood used for mock-up of the Moscow Art Theatre's production of Hamlet. Variants of original cardboard figures for the model stage listed above (folders 1-15).

Physical Description: (5 items, colored with paint and charcoal)
 

Original Prints: Black Figures

Abstract: Black figures were inked prints taken from the one-dimensional figures listed in Box 13, folders 1 through 20. These prints were developed by Craig from the wood and cardboard silhouettes used in his model stage to illustrate the scenes he envisioned for the production of the Moscow Hamlet. The one-dimensional figures were inked in black and pressed on thin paper or cloth, revealing in the print the stylized features and folds of the carved garments of the original silhouettes.

Note

Newman. Annotations are to the left of the folder number. 23.x.86/jd; revised Lilace Hatayama, February 1987.
Box 14, Folder 1

1907. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 2 of 16)

Note

50: JEWESS (S.4)
Box 14, Folder 2

1907. Untitled back view of standing female figure.

Physical Description: (34.5 × 25 cm., dated and Initialed in pencil, copy 15 of 30)

Note

58: IPHIGENIA
Box 14, Folder 3

1907. Untitled back view of standing female figure.

Physical Description: (Inked print on silk. 30 × 17 cm., dated and initialed in pencil, unnumbered)

Note

58: IPHIGENIA.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed to Mama [Elena Meo Craig].
Box 14, Folder 4

1908. Untitled standing figure in profile.

Physical Description: (Inked print on silk. 35 × 15 cm., dated and initialed in pencil, unnumbered)

Note

68: GIRL WITH BALL (S.2).

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed to Mama [Elena Meo Craig].
Box 14, Folder 5

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 9 of 30)

Note

80: THE PRIEST
Box 14, Folder 6

1908. Hunger.

Physical Description: (32.5 × 14 cm., dated and initialed in ink, copy 2 of 30)

Note

67: HUNGER
Box 14, Folder 7

1908. Hunger.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., title and mounting notes in pencil. Unnumbered)

Note

67: HUNGER.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed in pencil to Elena [Meo Craig].
Box 14, Folder 8

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 14 of 35)

Note

72: HEWBA (S.2)
Box 14, Folder 9

1908 Fear.

Physical Description: (35 × 24 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 18 of 30)

Note

84: FEAR (S.2).

Note

Note: lettering for FEAR is not reversed in cut, thus appears backwards in print
Box 14, Folder 10

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 29 of 30)

Note

76: ROMAN ACTOR
Box 14, Folder 11

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 17 of [30]

Note

74: ROMAN ACTOR
Box 14, Folder 12

1908. Untitled standing group.

Physical Description: (35 × 25.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 8 of 25)

Note

63: GROUP OF EIGHT MEN
Box 14, Folder 13

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 5 of 30)

Note

69: SUSANNA
Box 14, Folder 14

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 25 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 7 of 30)

Note

78A: ROMAN ACTOR
Box 14, Folder 15

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 25 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 18 of 30)

Note

75: ELECTRA (S.2)
Box 14, Folder 16

1908. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 24 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 30 of 30)

Note

70: FIRST ELDER
Box 14, Folder 17

1908. Untitled standing figure in profile.

Physical Description: (35 × 28 cm., copy 5 of 30)

Note

81: WORSHIPPER.

Note

Initialed and dated in pencil. State 2.
Box 14, Folder 18

1908. Untitled head in right profile.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 7 of 20)

Note

54: MASK
Box 14, Folder 19

1908. Untitled head in left profile.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 9 of 20)

Note

55: MASK
Box 14, Folder 20

1909. Untitled standing figure, back view.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 13 of 30)

Note

42: BASSANIO (S.3)
44: LAWYER
Box 14, Folder 21

1909. Moses.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Note

64: MOSES
Box 14, Folder 22

1909 Lust.

Physical Description: (35 × 29 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 4 of 4)

Note

65: LUST (S.1)
Box 14, Folder 23

1909. Hamlet and Daemon.

Physical Description: (35 × 25 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 6 of 40)

Note

8: HAMLET & DAEMON (Large) (S.1).

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, 1928.
Box 14, Folder 24

1909. Old Gobbo. Merchant of Venice.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 3 of 30)

Note

46: OLD GOBBO
Box 14, Folder 25

1909. Young Gobbo. Merchant of Venice.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 16 of 30)

Note

45: YOUNG GOBBO
Box 14, Folder 26

1909. Untitled standing female figure, back view.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 5 of 30)

Note

47: LADY-IN-WAITING
Box 14, Folder 27

1910. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in ink, copy 30 of 30)

Note

40: SHYLOCK
Box 14, Folder 28

1910. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 3 of 30)

Note

41: ANTONIO
Box 14, Folder 29

1910. Untitled standing figure. Moscow.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 15 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 17 of 25)

Note

73: OPHELIA [WITH WILLOW]
Box 14, Folder 30

1910. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 15 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 7 of 15)

Note

57: GUILDENSTERN
Box 14, Folder 31

1911. Untitled figure.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 25.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 15 of 30)

Note

36: FENCER B (BLOCK 3, S.3).

Scope and Content Note

Block 3 - State 3.
Box 14, Folder 32

1911. Untitled standing figures in profile.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 3 of 15)

Note

48: THREE WITCHES
Box 14, Folder 33

1910. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 23 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 4 of 15)

Note

56: ROSENCRANTZ
Box 14, Folder 34

1912. Untitled seated figure.

Physical Description: (10 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Note

14C: HAMLET SEATED (Small).

Note

Eighth proof of 30, 1919.
Box 14, Folder 35

1912. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (31.5 × 23 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 4 of 7)

Note

11: LAERTES.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.160.
Box 14, Folder 36

1912. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 13 of 27)

Note

Hamlet, p.72.
16: ACTOR (3/4 LENGTH. BLOCK ONE)
Box 14, Folder 37

1913. Untitled seated figure, back view.

Physical Description: (Initialed and dated in pencil, copy 5 of 30)

Note

17: POLONIUS.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.24.
Box 14, Folder 38

1913. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 1 of 30)

Note

Hamlet, p.170.
13: ALORD (PREVIOUSLY GUILDENSTERN)
Box 14, Folder 39

1913. Untitled standing figure, back view.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 10 of 25)

Note

19: YORICK.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.155.
Box 14, Folder 40

1913. Untitled standing figure in profile.

Physical Description: (21.5 × 13 cm., copy 3 of 6)

Note

STATE 2 USED IN Hamlet.
18: OSRIC (S.1)

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.168.
First state.
Box 14, Folder 41

1913. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 2 Of 30)

Note

15: KING CLAUDIUS (S.2).

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.122.
Box 14, Folder 42

1913. Second gravedigger.

Physical Description: (27 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 2 of 25)

Note

82: SECOND GRAVEDIGGER.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.149
Box 14, Folder 43

1913. Untitled standing female figure.

Physical Description: (30 × 27 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 12 of 16)

Note

38: BLACK GIRL (S.1).

Scope and Content Note

State 1.
Box 14, Folder 44

1913. Untitled standing figure in curtain.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 9 of 22)

Note

30: HAMLET WITH WATAIN: VIGNETTE.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.21.
Box 14, Folder 45

1913. Untitled head in right profile.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 2 of 23)

Note

31B: HAMLET PROFILE: VIGNETTE (S.2)
Box 14, Folder 46

1914. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 28 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 13 of 30)

Note

61B: BEAUTY (BLOCK TWO)
Box 14, Folder 47

1914. Untitled standing figure with crook.

Physical Description: (35 × 24 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 7 of 30)

Note

39: GIRL WITH STICK (S.6)
Box 14, Folder 48

Cut in 1914. Untitled figures in scene.

Physical Description: (18 × 25 cm., copy 28 of 35)

Note

37: HAMLET & KING CLAUDIUS.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.109.
Box 14, Folder 49

1914. Untitled standing figure with staff.

Physical Description: (25 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 16 of 25)

Note

51: CUCHULAIN
Box 14, Folder 50

1914. Untitled standing figure with pen.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 4 of 20)

Note

79: SCRIVENER
Box 14, Folder 51

1914. Untitled standing figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 3 of 30)

Note

12: QUEEN
Box 14, Folder 52

1913. Untitled standing female figure.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm., initialed and dated in ink)

Note

38: BLACK GIRL (S.3).

Scope and Content Note

With holograph note. Inscribed to Mama. Not numbered, not entered.
Box 14, Folder 53

1927. Player-king asleep in orchard. Hamlet.

Physical Description: (24 × 35 cm.)

Note

37JJ: POISONER 37KK: KING SLEEPING.

Note

As used in the Cranach Press Hamlet, p.99.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed to Teddy. EGC in Vence, 1956.
Box 14, Folder 54

1913. Untitled mask.

Physical Description: (20.5 × 13 cm., initialed in pencil, copy 3 of 22)

Note

32: MASK FOR QUEEN
Box 14, Folder 55

1909. Untitled figure with stick.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 18 cm. State 2. Copy 15 of 30)

Note

43: LORENZO (S.2)
Box 14, Folder 56

1915. Untitled female figure with snake.

Physical Description: (25.5 × 20.5 cm. Printed on silk, not numbered)

Note

85: EVE (S.3)
Box 14, Folder 57

1915. Untitled puppet figure.

Physical Description: (28 × 20.5 cm., copy 4 of 35)

Note

86: KULTUR, CULTURE, CULTURA ETCIE
Box 14, Folder 58

1908. Untitled figure.

Physical Description: (35 × 20 cm., copy 6 of 30)

Note

77: ROMAN ACTOR
Box 14, Folder 59

1907. Untitled group of figures.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., copy 5 of 25)

Note

53: GROUP OF FOUR MEN (S.3)
Box 14, Folder 60

1908. Untitled figure in profile.

Physical Description: (35 × 24 cm., copy 13 of 30)

Note

71: SECOND ELDER
Box 14, Folder 61

1910. Untitled group of figures.

Physical Description: (35 × 27 cm., copy 12 of 20)

Note

59: MOURNERS
 

Original Prints: Woodcuts and Etchings

Box 15, Folder 1

1898. [The Vagabonds].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 18 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed State 2. Copy 22 of 150.
Box 15, Folder 2

circa 1898. [Henry Irving]

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 9 × 8 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 3

1898. Ellen Terry as Ophelia.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 24 × 18 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Hand-colored and mounted on 35 × 25.5 cm. board)
Box 15, Folder 4

1898. Henry Irving as Louis XI.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 17 × 10 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Hand-colored and mounted on 35 × 25.5 cm. board)
Box 15, Folder 5

1898. Walt Whitman.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 15 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Mounted on 35 × 25.5 cm. board)
Box 15, Folder 6

1899. The Windmill [or; Waiting for the Marchioness].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 11.5 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Mounted on 35 × 25.5 cm. board)
Box 15, Folder 7

1899. Phoebus.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 30 × 25.5 cm. Hand-colored and mounted)

Scope and Content Note

Variant of print used in Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys.
Box 15, Folder 8

1900. Scene from Dido and Aeneas.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 16.5 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Hand-colored and mounted on 35 × 25.5 cm. board)
Box 15, Folder 9

1900. [Design for backcloth].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 18 cm. Signed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed in pencil, State 2 - Only 120 copies printed. Copy no.50.
Box 15, Folder 10

1900. Sorceress.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 25.5 × 15 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Artist's proof.
Box 15, Folder 11

1901. Design for a backcloth of a scene for the opera, Acis and Galatea, by Handel.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 6.5 × 12 cm. Signed and titled. Hand-colored and mounted on 14 × 25.5 board)
Box 15, Folder 12

1907. Movement number six for Scene, plate 9.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 16.5 × 16 cm. Signed and titled in pencil. Mounted on 25.5 × 20.5 cm. board.)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed to mother.
Box 15, Folder 13

1907. Untitled street scene.

Physical Description: (Etching, 10 × 8 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)
Box 15, Folder 14

1907. Untitled. Scene, plate 4.

Physical Description: (Etching, 18 × 12 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)
Box 15, Folder 15

1907. [Office of The Mask, Florence].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed, State 2. Copy 6 of 150.
Box 15, Folder 16

1908. [Scene].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)
Box 15, Folder 17

1908. [View at Arcetri].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 11.5 × 16.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: State 3. Copy 50 of 150.
Box 15, Folder 18

1908 [for King Lear].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 10 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Presentation to Craig's son, Edward A. Craig (Teddy) in 1919.
Inscription: Copy 52 of 150.
Box 15, Folder 19

1908. [Stage scene for The Vikings].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 13 cm. Initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: State 2. Copy 89 of 150.
Box 15, Folder 20

November 1908. [Untitled mask].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 31 of 50)

Scope and Content Note

Used as cover of The Mask.

Note

[Note: date of cut incorrect]
Box 15, Folder 21

1909. [In Tuscany].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7 × 18 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 22

1909. [Mask of a bookseller].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 15 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: Copy 10 of 50.
Box 15, Folder 23

1910. [Untitled mask].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 23 × 15 cm., dated in pencil, copy 19 of 50)
Box 15, Folder 24

1911. Mask for the blind man for Yeats' On Baile's Strand.

Physical Description: (Etching, 29 × 23 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Etching inscribed to W.B. Yeats.
Initialed and dated in cut.
Box 15, Folder 25

1911. [La Commedia].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 17 × 25 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 26 of 150)
Box 15, Folder 26

1920. [For the storm in King Lear].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 35 × 25.5 cm., copy 116 of 150)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: To Teddy - Px-1929.
Box 15, Folder 27

1921. [Homage á Jacques Callot].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 12 × 17 cm., dated in pencil, copy 83 of 110)
Box 15, Folder 28

1924. Villa in Ligure.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 25.5 × 16.5 cm., initialed and dated and titled in pencil, copy 6 of 50)
Box 15, Folder 29

May 25, 1925. Santa Tecla.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 16.5 × 21.5 cm., initialed, dated and titled in pencil. Mounted on 20.5 × 23 cm. sheet)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: Printed 1951. 1 copy. Dry.
Box 15, Folder 30

1927. [Illustration for Robinson Crusoe].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 21 × 25.5 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 24 of 100)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: To Teddy from P.
Box 15, Folder 31

1927. [Illustration for Robinson Crusoe].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 5 × 10 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 32

circa 1927. [Man and ship].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 11.5 × 9 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 33

1927-1928. [Figure of boy].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 25.5 × 20.5 cm., dated in pencil, copy 11 of 60)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: To Teddy from P-1929.
Box 15, Folder 34

1938. San Martino.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 18 cm., titled in pencil)

Scope and Content Note

Inscription: M from P - xxx-1938 - September 16. State 10.
 

Original Prints: Bookplates Designed and Printed by Gordon Craig

Box 15, Folder 35

1898. Edy. [for Edith Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 6.5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

Edy, her book. [for Edith Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 10 × 7.5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

GC. [for Gordon Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 3 × 2.5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

GC-1898. [for Gordon Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 9 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

Ex-Libris TN. [for Miss Norman].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 4.5 × 4 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

1899. JD. [for John Drew].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 10 × 7.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

GE. [for Gabrielle Enthoven].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 6.5 × 7.5 cm., 2 copies, one hand-colored)
Box 15, Folder 35

Oliver Bath-1899. [for Gordon Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 6.5 × 5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

EC. [for Edith Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

CL-1899. [Cissy Loftus].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 6.5 × 5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

ET. [Ellen Terry].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 4 × 5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

Winchelsea - Ex libris Ellen Terry.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 11.5 cm; another 6.5 × 5 cm., both hand-colored)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

1900. C. [Christopher St. John].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 10 cm., colored)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

Lindsay-1900. [Lindsay Jardine].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 4.5 × 4.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

AL. [Aimée Lowther].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7 × 9 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

MP. [Margaret Palgrave].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 8 × 6.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

Roche-1900. [C.E. Roche].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 6.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

This book belongs to William Winter.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 6.5 × 7.5 cm. 3 copies, one colored)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

1901. NFD. [N.F. Dryhurst].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 10 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

LB3. [Louis Buddy III].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 25.5 × 20.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

Nina. [Lady Corbet].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 9 × 5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

GC-1901. [Gordon Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 9 × 6.5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

AR. [Lady Ridley].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 9 cm. 2 copies, one colored)
Box 15, Folder 35

Ex libris CBP. [Cora Brown Potter].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 11.5 × 9 cm., colored)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

JBR. [Jutta Bell Ranski]

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 4 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

1902. SG. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 4 × 4 cm., colored and mounted, initialed and dated in ink)
Box 15, Folder 35

1903. Sidney Painter.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 10 × 9 cm., colored)
Box 15, Folder 35

1904. AS. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 4.5 × 4 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

1906. Untitled. [Roman soldier; bookplate designed for Jan de Vos].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 10 cm., signed in pencil)
Box 15, Folder 35

1910. D. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 15 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 22 of 150)
Box 15, Folder 35

P. Elsewhere dated 1912 [G.W. Plank].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 18 × 13 cm., initialed and dated in pencil, copy 20 of 50)
Box 15, Folder 35

1912. Ex libris WG. [W.F. Gable].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 2 proofs on one 18 × 13 cm. sheet)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

G. Another proof. Same as above.

Physical Description: (Woodcut)
Box 15, Folder 35

1917. Untitled sketches for bookplate.

Physical Description: (9.5 × 15.5 cm. and 7.5 × 10 cm., 2 items, pen and ink on two sheets)

Scope and Content Note

Sketches of designs for bookplate for Max Beerbohm.
Box 15, Folder 35

1926. Ex libris Rosie-1926. [Rosie Craig].

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 4.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

From design of 1898.
Box 15, Folder 35

1929. d. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 7.5 × 6.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

1931. Untitled.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 14 × 10 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Noted in pencil: 4 artist's proofs. no.1 Second state. 1931. M from P. 1935.
Box 15, Folder 35

n.d. ER. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 11.5 × 9 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

Untitled. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 10 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Signed in cut.
Box 15, Folder 35

n.d. Untitled. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 8 × 6.5 cm.)
Box 15, Folder 35

Untitled. Owner not identified.

Physical Description: (Woodcut, 13 × 18 cm., 2 copies)
 

Original Prints: Stationery from Woodcuts Designed by Gordon Craig

Box 15, Folder 36

circa 1900. Personal stationery for Ellen Terry.

Physical Description: (18 × 11.5 cm., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Vine Cottage, Kingston Vale--ET with grape cluster.
Box 15, Folder 36

Personal stationery.

Physical Description: (18 × 11.5 cm., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Tower Cottage, Winchelsea, Sussex with scene.
Box 15, Folder 36

Business receipts for Edith Craig & Company.

Physical Description: (16.5 × 19 cm., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Debtor to Edith Craig & Company...
Box 15, Folder 36

1913. Greeting card.

Physical Description: (10 × 13 cm., 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

With every good wish, Elena & Gordon Craig, 1913. Initialed and dated in cut.
 

Original Prints: Reproductions

Box 15, Folder 37

Reproductions of original prints by Gordon Craig. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (10 items)
 

Original Prints: Wood Blocks Used in the Production of Printed Material

Box 16

The Page. Wood and zinc printing blocks used in the publication of the periodical published by Craig, The Page. n.p., circa 1900.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 16

Souvenir of Acis and Galatea. Wood and zinc block used in the publication of the program for the play produced by Gordon Craig. n.p., circa 1902.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Boxes 16-19

Gordon Craig's Book of Penny Toys. Wood and zinc printing blocks used in the publication of the book. n.p., circa 1899.

Physical Description: (38 items)
Boxes 20-21

The Cranach Press Hamlet with illustrations by Gordon Craig. Wood and metal blocks used in the publication of this edition: Weimer, Gedruck and Aufder Cranach Presse, 1928. n.p., n.d.

 

Original Prints: Etched Plates Designed by Gordon Craig

Box 22

Etched plates used in the production of Scene, 1923.

Scope and Content Note

Were made to illustrate Craig's concept of arrested motion in scenic development. During progressive stages in the etchings process, the illusion of greater light appeared to gradually reveal the scene; a process similar to that achieved by Craig's use of materials in set design which provided the illusion of ephemeral scenes.
 

Original Prints: Etched Plates for Scene(1923)

Box 22, Folder 1

1907. Etching no.1--small opening.

Physical Description: (Metal plate, etched, 10.5 × 8.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.1 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 2

1907. Little tomb.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 10.5 × 17 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.2 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 3

1907. Masked figure.

Physical Description: (Metal plate, etched, 11 × 16.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.6 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 4

1907. Uber-marionette.

Physical Description: (Metal plate, etched, 16.5 × 10.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.8 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 5

1907. French revolution.

Physical Description: (Metal plate, etched, 16.75 × 16 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.10 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 6

1907. Light - Etching no._____.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 21 × 16.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.13 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 7

1907. Descending into tomb.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 21 × 16.5 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.15 in Scene.
Box 22, Folder 8

1907. Childe Roland.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 10.5 × 17 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Plate no.19 in Scene.
 

Original Prints: Etched Plates for Hamlet

Box 22, Folder 9

circa 1910. Claudius.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 9.5 × 12 cm.)
Box 22, Folder 10

circa 1910. Hamlet play-scene -- like wood -- engraving -- Extra.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 11 × 10.5 cm.)
Box 22, Folder 11

circa 1910. Hamlet -- Extra.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 17 × 10.5 cm.)
 

Original Prints: Miscellaneous Etched Plates

Box 22, Folder 12

n.d. Girl with long arm -- zinc plate -- extra.

Physical Description: (Zinc plate, etched, 18.75 × 10.5 cm.)
Box 22, Folder 13

n.d. Ponte Vecchio.

Physical Description: (Copper plate, etched, 8.5 × 10.5 cm.)
Box 22, Folder 14

n.d. Bookplate.

Physical Description: (Metal plate, etched, 5 × 3 cm.)
 

Designs: Toy Theatres

 

OVERSIZE ITEM L Pollock toy theatre. Published by B. Pollock. Hoxton, circa 1870.

Physical Description: (Hand-colored cardboard and wood, stage and scenery 45 × 37.5 × 43 cm. assembled)

Scope and Content Note

Representing characters and scenes from Dickens' Oliver Twist.
Bookplate (GC-1898) on reverse of curtain.

Note

(On display in Smith Room, Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, UCLA.)
Boxes 23-24

Miscellaneous hand-colored cardboard and wood characters and scenes for toy theatres. n.p., n.d.

 

Skelt's characters and scenes for The Forty Thieves, M. & M. Skelt. London, n.d.

 

Skelt's characters and scenes for The Miller's Maid, M. & M. Skelt. London, n.d.

 

Pollock's characters and scenes for The Miller and His Men, B. Pollock. Hoxton, n.d.

 

Redington's new drop scene of the standard theatre. n.p., n.d.

 

Designs: Model Stages

Boxes 30, 32

OVERSIZE ITEM M Macbeth Model stage constructed by Gordon Craig, circa 1908.

Physical Description: (Damaged; in fragmented pieces)
Boxes 33-34

OVERSIZE ITEMS N-O Macbeth Model stages constructed by Gordon Craig, circa 1910.

Physical Description: (2 stages, each in large wooden shipping crate. Cardboard, paper and wood construction. Approximately 80 × 60 × 40 cm. when assembled)

Scope and Content Note

Hand-colored stage and scene.
Box 27

OVERSIZE ITEM P How Doth the City Sit Solitary. n.p., circa 1910.

Physical Description: (Approximately 25 × 25 × 25 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

Model stage constructed by Gordon Craig for his son, E.A. Craig.
A rendering of Craig's 1907 woodcut, How Doth the City Sit Solitary.
Box 31

OVERSIZE ITEM Q Models of scenery and furnishings, fragments of model stages, circa 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Includes sections of stage for Bach's Passion of St. Matthew and some work of Craig's students at 'The School for the Art of the Theatre,' Florence.
 

Designs: Puppets and Marionettes

Biography/Organization History

Gordon Craig's interest in marionettes can be traced back as far as 1905, with the publication of The Art of the Theatre. (London: Foulis, 1905) In 1907, Craig wrote a critical review of acting titled The Actor and the über-marionette, which was published in the second issue of The Mask in April, 1908. Gordon Craig's plays for puppets included The Gordian Knot, Mr. Fish and Mrs. Bones, The Tune the Old Cow Died of, and The Three Men of Gorham, which were published in his journal, The Marionette, in 1918 and issued separately in limited editions in the same year. He also wrote a version of Romeo and Juliet for marionettes which was issued only in a limited edition, also in 1918.
Box 25

Hand-puppets and marionettes. Florence, circa 1910.

Physical Description: (18 figures, Wood, metal and plaster-bodied figures of varying size; dressed in cloth, paper and metal)
Box 25

Wooden figure. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item. 18 cm. in height, hand-carved)
Box 29

OVERSIZE ITEM R Javanese marionettes, 18th century.

Physical Description: (50 cm. in height, 3 items)

Scope and Content Note

Movable figures of hand-colored buffalo hide, used in the Wayang Purwa (shadow theatre) of Java.
Box 29

OVERSIZE ITEM S Javanese marionette, 18th century.

Physical Description: (75 cm. in height, 1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Movable figure of hand-colored buffalo hide, used in the Wayang Purwa (shadow theatre) of Java.
Box 29

 OVERSIZE ITEM T Figure of African holding tray. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: (50 cm. in height, in box)

Scope and Content Note

Henry Irving's visiting card holder.

Note

(missing)
 

Section Nine: Bibliography

Box 1

Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle and Arnold Rood. Edward Gordon Craig: a bibliography. London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Annotated by holdings of the Department of Special Collections, University Research Library, UCLA.