Backdrops

Objects such as cloths, screens, curtains, or canvasses, used to provide suitable background behind the subjects of photographs, paintings, or other pictorial media, or behind the actors and props in a theatrical stage or setting.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
30093
Names
backdrops
backdrop
achterdoeken Dutch
decorados Spanish
decorado Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300263403. The J. Paul Getty Trust.