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Antique Theatre Poster 1817 was the English Opera House, Now Lyceum, London Rare (1 of 7)
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Antique Theatre Poster 1817 was the English Opera House, Now Lyceum, London Rare

REF: AA188 / LA351085
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Description
It relates to The English Opera House opened as musical theatre in 1816 in The Strand London, on the site of the now Called Lyceum Theatre ( currently hosting “The Lion King”. It was the first theatre in Britain to have its stage lit by gas on 6th August 1817 - and this poster advertises a performance a month later “A new & brilliant mode of illuminating the Audience part of the theatre, by means of Gas Lights, is now submitted to the observation, and, it is respectfully hoped, to the approbation, of the Visitors of The English Opera House”. It is a fantastic piece of London theatre history, listing the operettas showing “Batchelors’ Wives”, “Fire and Water” etc, together with its new “Italian Terrace”. Size approximately 31 x 18 cm

measurements

Height:
31 cm
Width:
18 cm

declaration

Altieri Antiques has clarified that the Antique Theatre Poster 1817 was the English Opera House, Now Lyceum, London Rare (LA351085) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Early 19th Century

additional info

Material:
Paper
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
Early 19th Century

delivery

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location

This Antique Theatre Poster 1817 was the English Opera House, Now Lyceum, London Rare is located in Swindon, United Kingdom

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