Ref NoOHM/1
TitlePapers relating to Messel's career
DescriptionThis series contains material relating to all aspects of Oliver Messel's career. The material relates to Messel's work designing for films, theatrical productions, operas and ballets, as well as his interior design commissions, his architectural commissions on Barbados and Mustique, his painting and also other design-related commissions. There is also a series relating to Vagn Riis-Hansen's career as a writer of recipes and food articles.
ArrangementThe material has been arranged thematically into seventeen series based on the type of commission.
OHM/1/1: Theatre Designs
OHM/1/2: Ballet Designs
OHM/1/3: Opera Designs
OHM/1/4: Film Designs
OHM/1/5: Reference material, sketches
OHM/1/6: Press cutting albums
OHM/1/7: Messel's painting and artwork
OHM/1/8: Other design work
OHM/1/9: Wartime camouflage
OHM/1/10: Interior design commissions
OHM./1/11: Party desgins
OHM/1/12: Royal Opera House box designs
OHM/1/13: Bath Festival
OHM/1/14: Architectural designs
OHM/1/15: Studio Contents
OHM/1/16: General Professional
OHM/1/17: Vagn Riis-Hansen's food writing
Extent25 boxes, 20 volumes, oversized material
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