Plate 5: Early designs

Page 5

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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Section for a playhouse

Figure 5a:

Section for a playhouse. Reproduced by permission of the Warden and Fellows from the Wren drawings at All Souls College, Oxford, vol. iv, no.81.

Frontispiece for an opera

Figure 5b:

Frontispiece for an opera from the engraving in Pierre Perrin, Ariadne or The Marriage of Bacchus, 1674.