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'Green Man' Grotesque Head, Wood Green Empire (I)*
'Green Man' Grotesque Head, Wood Green Empire (I)*

Photo credit: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

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The first of two grotesque heads, similar in style to a 'Green Man'. The head was salvaged and removed from the Wood Green Empire when one of the theatre's facades was being demolished, years after its closure. The theatre was designed by Frank Matcham for Oswald Stoll. It had opened in 1912.

Bruce Castle Museum

London


Date

c.1912

Medium

painted plaster & hessian scrim

Measurements

H 70 x W 75 x D 15 cm

Accession number

LDBCM:2011.2011

Acquisition method

gift from Mr and Mrs Bob Eden, c.1973

Work type

Sculpture


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