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Pictorial Americana

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


THEATERS

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Haymarket Theatre, Boston Haymarket Theatre, Boston. Reproduction of watercolor by Archibald Robertson.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5402
Crosby's Opera House Crosby's Opera House. Lithograph by Chicago Lithographing Co. in James W. Sheahan, Chicago Illustrated, 1866.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2516
McVicker's Theatre McVicker's Theatre. Lithograph by Chicago Lithographing Co. in James W. Sheahan, Chicago Illustrated, 1866.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2515
View of the American Museum, Broadway, New York View of the American Museum, Broadway, New York. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Jan. 29, 1853.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2640
Interior view of the lecture room of the American Museum, New York Interior view of the lecture room of the American Museum, New York. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Jan. 29, 1853.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2641
Interior view of the Bowery Theatre, New York Interior view of the Bowery Theatre, New York. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Sept. 13, 1856.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2519
Interior view of Buckley's Theatre, Broadway, New York Interior view of Buckley's Theatre, Broadway, New York. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Sept. 20, 1856.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2520
Interior of Laura Keene's new theatre, Broadway, New York Interior of Laura Keene's new theatre, Broadway, New York. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Dec. 13, 1856.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2522
Niblo's Garden, Broadway, New York Niblo's Garden, Broadway, New York. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Mar. 6, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-341
View of the interior of the opera house, at Niblo's Garden, New York View of the interior of the opera house, at Niblo's Garden, New York. (With views of the entrance hall & the ball room). Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, May 14, 1853
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2647
Interior view of Niblo's Theatre, New York Interior view of Niblo's Theatre, New York. Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Feb. 24, 1855.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-368
Spalding & Roger's floating circus palace Spalding & Roger's floating circus palace. Wood engraving in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Feb. 19, 1853.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2643

 

For additional images:
  • See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials term "Theaters" in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog [view term (includes links to images)]
  • In addition, search on the names of particular theaters in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.
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