University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

W. H. Crain:

A Preliminary Inventory of His Porcelain Figures Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Crain, W. H., 1917-1998
Title: W. H. Crain Porcelain Figures Collection
Dates: 1970s
Abstract: This collection consists of 14 Boehm and Franklin Mint porcelain figures collected by W. H. Crain representing characters from various ballet productions and Shakespearian plays.
Call Number: Performing Arts Collection PA-00126
Extent: 14 boxes (9.63 linear feet)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Restrictions

Access:

Open for research, Access by appointment due to fragility


Related Material

Additional material relating to W. H. Crain can be found in the W. H. Crain Costume and Scenic Design Collection.


Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase, 1970s and subsequent gift of W. H. Crain, 1998

Processed by:

Joan Sibley, 2001; Grace Hansen, 2015


Container List

Boehm and Franklin Mint Porcelain Figures

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1 Antony and Cleopatra
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2 [As You Like It] Rosalind and Orlando
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3 Cinderella
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4 Coppelia
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5 Don Quixote
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6 Firebird
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7 Giselle [kneeling couple]
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14 Giselle
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8 [Midsummer Night's Dream] Oberon and Titania
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9 Nutcracker
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10 Romeo and Juliet
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11 Sleeping Beauty
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12 Swan Lake [bowing figure]
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13 Swan Lake [embracing couple]