University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

George Freeley:

A Preliminary Inventory of His Theatrical Designs: From the Baroque through Neoclassicism Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Freedley, George, 1904-1967
Title: George Freedley Theatrical Designs: From the Baroque through Neoclassicism, undated
Dates: undated
Abstract: This collection contains many copies of plates and a few unfinished proof prints from the portfolio Theatrical Designs: From Baroque through Neoclassicism, Unpublished Material from American Private Collections (1940).
Call Number: Performing Arts Collection PA-0400
Extent: 2 boxes (.84 linear feet)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Scope and Contents

This collection contains many copies of plates and a few unfinished proof prints from the portfolio Theatrical Designs: From the Baroque through Neoclassicism, Unpublished Material from American Private Collections (1940). These may have been created with the intention of republishing the work. The order of the proof prints and copies of plates is the same as given in the work’s introduction, where the contents are in numerical order within each volume, and each volume is also in numerical order. None of the materials are dated.


Restrictions

Access:

Open for research


Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Transfer, 2015 (16-02-010-T)

Processed by:

Sarah Seargeant, 2015


Container List

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1.1 Introduction Drafts and Plate Indices
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Plates, Volume I
Galli-Bibiena
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1.2 Scala Regia
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1.3 Palace Courtyard
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1.4 Project for a Triumphal Arch
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1.5 Royal Canopy
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Servandoni Giovanni
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1.6 Backdrop of a Fortified Town
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Ghezzi, Pier Leone
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1.7 Maschere Italiane
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Galliari, Bernardino
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1.8 Set for an Opera “Caius Marius
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1.9 Sketch for a Backdrop
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1.10 Cortile
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1.11 Woods
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Fossati, Domenico
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1.12 Triumphal Arch
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1.13 Aula Sepolcrale
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1.14 Setting for a Garden
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Hohenberg von Hetzendorf, Johann Ferdinand
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1.15 Grand Stairway
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South German
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1.15 Prison Courtyard
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Plates, Volume II
Lorenzo Sachetti
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1.17 Classical Tent
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1.18 Classical Hall
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1.19 Canopy
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1.20 Palace Hall and Staircase. Sketch for a Backdrop
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1.21 Courtyards of a Palace. Set for an Opera Caius Marius
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1.22 Palace Terrace with Festival Streamers Flying
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1.23 Ducal Hall
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1.24 Siege of a Harbor Fortress
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1.25 Hall for a Musical Festival. Interior of a Tent
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1.26 Triumphal Square. For Collin’s Coriolanus, Vienna
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Antonio Sachetti
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1.27 Harbor Scene with Classical Ruins
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Joseph Platzer
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1.28 Garden Set for Mozart’s Marriage
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1.29 Colonnade with Fountain, for Mozart’s Titus
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1.30 Cemetery
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1.31 Piazza with Fountain
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1.32 Curtain Design
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1.33 Garden-Set with Pavilion
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1.34 Aqueduct with Harbor Scene
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1.35 Basilica Sotterranea
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2.1 Interior of a Fortress
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2.2 Garden set with Terrace. For the Leopold-Staldt Theatre in Vienna
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2.3 Palace Garden in Moonlight
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2.4 Burial Chapel
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2.5 Palace with Pavilion
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Plates, Volume III
Biedermann, Johann
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2.6 Temple Scene
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Austrian
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2.7 Fortified Oriental Town
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French
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2.8 Intermezzo Curtain
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Gail, Joseph
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2.9 Design for a Curtain
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2.10 Setting for Mozart’s Magic Flute
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Gail, Joseph
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2.11 Burial Hall
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2.12 Prison Scene
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2.13 Entrance of a Greek Funeral Temple
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2.14 Greek Temple Setting
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Neefe, Herrmann
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2.15 Setting for Spontini’s Opera Ferdinand Cortez. Temple of the Peruvians
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2.16 Street Set with Palace
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Schinkel, Friedrich Karl
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2.17 Setting for Mozart’s Flute, Act I
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Bittner, Norbert
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2.18 Pan and the Nymphs
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2.19 Reception Hall in a Classical Temple
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2.20 Setting for the ballet: Numa Pompilio by Salvatore Vigano
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Arrigoni, Antonio
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2.21 Oriental Setting
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2.22 Satirical Apotheosis of the Congress of Vienna
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Uknown
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2.23 Setting for Mozart’s opera Titus
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Institoris
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2.24 Design for a Curtain
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2.25 Set for Weber’s opera Oberon
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2.26 Oriental Tent
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2.27 Classical Hall; Left Side of a Backdrop
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2.28 Garden Set with Fountains
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2.29 Volcanic Eruption