Stage design for A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stage design for A Midsummer Night's Dream

This design for a fairy maypole was made for Charles Kean by William Gordon. It shows a large maypole with a leaf crown and three levels of ropes held by fairies dressed in yellow. Charles Kean employed the best set designers and scene painters, including Thomas Grieve, William Telbin, William Gordon, William Cuthbert and Frederick Lloyds.