Between 2014–2016, THA undertook a program of digitization of Scene Books from the JC Williamson collection held by Scenic Studios, Preston. The collection comprises thousands of images of JCW sets, backdrops, scenic details, lighting rigs etc. stretching back to the end of the nineteenth century.
JCW Scene Book 4
This "plain paper" volume dates from the 1920s. Dimensions: 52 x 34 x 8 Inside the front cover there is a list of productions with page numbers. By each photo the production title and act are given, but there is no mention of designer or artist, no dates or measurements. The photos show sets, curtains with projections, cut-, back- and front-cloths, props, lighting bars, etc.