Plate 9: Theatre Royal, auditorium and proscenium (early views)

Page 9

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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Figure 9a:

Auditorium from an engraving in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1779, vol.ii, set v, plate vii.

The 'Screen Scene' in 'The School for Scandal'

Figure 9b:

The 'Screen Scene' in The School for Scandal. From an engraving of 1778 in the British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings, Garrick portfolio (pressmark 175 b I, f. 26, no. 80).