Plate 11: Theatre Royal, design by Robert Adam for proscenium and auditorium

Page 11

Survey of London: Volume 35, the theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Originally published by London County Council, London, 1970.

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Design by Robert Adam for proscenium

Figure 11a:

Design by Robert Adam for proscenium, c. 1775, from Sir John Soane's Museum, Adam drawings,vol.27, no. 85.

Auditorium in 1792

Figure 11b:

Auditorium in 1792 from an engraving in Robert Wilkinson's Theatrum Illustrata, 1825, vol. ii.