The Masque of Christmas: Dramatic Joys of the Festival Old

Ben Jonson's tribute to Inigo Jones
List of images in Whistler's The Masque of Christmas
Drawings for a pantomime, Harlequinade
Scenery by Inigo Jones for The Masque of Oberon by Ben Jonson
Queen Henrietta Maria as Chloris; design by Inigo Jones for the masque Chloridia by Ben Jonson
Reproduction of Christmas, His Masque, by Ben Jonson, as it was presented at court in 1616
Design by inigo Jones for Artemisia in The Masque of Queens by Ben Jonson
Design by Inigo Jones entitled The Tragic Scene
Sketches by Inigo Jones for Christmas, His Masque by Ben Jonson
Drawing of Astley's Amphitheatre, in the style of Pugin and Rowlandson
Design by Inigo Jones for the masque Chloridia by Ben Jonson, 1631. "Enter a Dwarf, post from Hell"

Title

The Masque of Christmas: Dramatic Joys of the Festival Old

Subject

Theaters Stage-setting and scenery.
Costume.
Théâtre Décors.

Description

A celebration of Christmas as depicted in the theater with designs by Inigo Jones, Rex Whistler and Joan Hassall, and others; contains color plates and many black and white illustrations. Includes the text of Ben Jonson's Christmas: His Masque.

Creator

Whistler, Laurence

Source

Philbrick Collection, Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library

Publisher

London: Curtain Press

Date

1947

Contributor

Ben Jonson
Inigo Jones

Rights

For more information on copyright or permissions, please contact Honnold/Mudd Library Special Collections.

Format

36 pages illustrations 19 cm.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

PN 2020 M3 NO.5, Philbrick Collection, Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library

Citation

Whistler, Laurence, “The Masque of Christmas: Dramatic Joys of the Festival Old,” Interpretations of Shakespeare, or, What You Will, accessed January 27, 2023, https://shakespeareatclaremont.omeka.net/items/show/15.

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