National Theatre and Opera House
Part of:
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

National Theatre and Opera House



Level of archival description:
File 7
Extent and medium:
  • 10 panels
    0.01 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
File documents a competition application for the National Theatre and Opera House, London [?], England, and consists of ten presentation panels that were originally bound together as a submission portfolio. Five of the presentation boards are collages of periodical clippings, and photomechanical transfers that are reduced copies of original material. Five presentation boards present textual information and include a description of relevant design work by Cedric Price. Projects included are the New Aviary (London Zoo), Experimental Theatre Ltd. (New York), the I.C.A. Building, Claverton Dome, and Fun Palace. Also included, is a cover letter, a summary of design intent, and notes on Price's office structure, operation and repeat consultants. Material in this file was produced in 1963 and probably before.

File contains presentation panels and textual records.
Reference number:


Materials in this series were kept in the original order in which they were received.

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material:
  • English
Related units of description:
  • Some files in this project series may relate to another project, AP144.S2.D24 in this fonds.

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