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 6
This was originally an 1890s' accounts book (William Detmold, Stationers) - accounts which can be discerned beneath the photos - for Rent Shops, Gallery, Princess Theatre - admission prices, wages, etc. Dimensions: 49 x 40 x 12 The photos date from the mid 1920s and are accompanied by varying items of information, occasionally the set-painter is mentioned and sometimes a date is given.