- Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
- Call number
- *T-Vim 2010-047
- Physical description
- 2 boxes (92 drawings), col, 65 x 85 cm. or smaller; 2 boxes (92 drawings), col, 65 x 85 cm. or smaller
- Preferred Citation
- Claude Bragdon scenic designs, Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library
- Billy Rose Theatre Division
- Access to materials
- Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Architect, stage designer, and writer Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) worked as an architect in Rochester, New York City, and Buffalo, before moving to New York City in 1923, where he worked primarily as stage designer. Bragdon designed for several shows produced by actor and theatrical manager Walter Hampden. Bragdon was also the author of several books on architecture, design, and theosophy. 88 original designs and 4 prints, for 11 productions on which Claude Bragdon collaborated with Walter Hampden from 1923-1938. Includes a doorway design by Bragdon, and his own signs and captions for an exhibition of his scene and costume designs in 1938.
Using the collection
LocationBilly Rose Theatre Division
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-7498