Archive of approximately 200 set and schematic blueprints, mounted on 62 oversize art boards, for various Broadway and off-Broadway productions, Metropolitan Opera productions, National Ballet productions, and film and television productions

N.p. N.p., 1943-1978. Archive of approximately 200 original blueprints of set plans, schematics, and designs, as well as photographs, drawings, notations, and newspaper and magazine clippings, for various Broadway and off-Broadway productions, Metropolitan Opera productions, film and television productions, as well as various ballet companies (including the National Ballet Company), mounted on 62 oversize art boards, 1943-1978. Detailed inventory available upon request.

An expansive archive of sets and schematics blueprints for over 30 various productions, from 1943 to 1978, all mounted on the rectos and versos of 62 oversize artboards, the majority of which contain 1-6 blueprints per panel (side). Included in the archive are 59 panels of blueprints for 16 Broadway and off-Broadway productions (1943-1978), 36 panels for four Metropolitan Opera productions (1963-1967), as well as layout plans for the MET at Lincoln Center from 1965 (the year before it premiered), twelve panels for three film productions (1960-1971), three panels for two television productions (1959 and 1961), as well as panels of blueprints for the National Ballet (circa 1962), the Pennsylvania Ballet (circa 1963), the Columbia Theatre Association Ballet (1953), and various other film and theatre productions.

From the estate of Boston sculptor Robert Berks, who in his early years painted movie and theater backdrops, as well as industrial design work.

All material Very Good to Very Good plus, mounted to rectos and versos of boards as originally maintained.


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