PETER GRIMES, Opera Stage Set Model Maquette Set Design Barry Kay Working Model White Model, intended for Victoria State Opera Company, State Theatre, the Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, Première scheduled for July 1985 photo © Michael Werner

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Stage set, white model, scale approx. 1:50

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Wire, tissue paper, string, balsa wood, construction paper and cardboard.

The above is a so-called working model, or white model, a three-dimensional sketch of a sort, in which the designer experiments with ideas before embarking on a finished version double its size; the latter will then be used by a theatre's workshops for contsructing the actual 1:1 scale stage set(s).

Intended for the Victoria State Opera Company
State Theatre, the Victorian Arts Centre (since 2003: the Arts Centre) Melbourne

Première scheduled for July 1985. The production was called off, the real stage set never built

Collection Barry Kay Archive