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The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Satire showing head of Clifford with two circles representing huge spectacles, "Old house old prices & no private boxes" and "Old house old prices & no pigeon holes," over his eyes. Each circle contains a symme... more

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

Print shows a full audience of men and women at a kabuki theater. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Ukie sakaicho fukiyacho kaomise yoshibai no zu

Ukie sakaicho fukiyacho kaomise yoshibai no zu

Print shows a crowded street through the gates to the theater district. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban Nishik... more

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg te Amsterdam, de 11den May, 1772 Vue de la Salle du Spectacle d'Amsterdam pendant l'Incendie, le 11e. May, 1772 P. Barbiers, ad vivum del. ; C. Bogerts, sculpsit ; T. Crajenschot, excudit

Afbeelding van de Schouwplaats, geduurende den Brand van den Shouwburg...

Print shows an interior view of a theater with flames emerging on the left, as the frightened audience rushes to escape, in Amsterdam, May 11, 1772. Title from item.

Coming out of the theatre

Coming out of the theatre

Piazza Covent Garden Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Ōshibai ukie no zu

Ōshibai ukie no zu

Print shows interior view of a theater with seating in the foreground and along the sides, and the stage in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Miseries of public places, 5

Miseries of public places, 5

Miseries of public places - Finding your carriage after the theater Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sports of a country fair. Part the third.

Sports of a country fair. Part the third.

The interior of another booth-theatre ; the play is interrupted ; the only performer on the stage is thrown into consternation, and the whole of the audience are dispersing in terror at an unexpected intruder. ... more

Sports of a country fair. Part the third.

Sports of a country fair. Part the third.

The interior of another booth-theatre ; the play is interrupted ; the only performer on the stage is thrown into consternation, and the whole of the audience are dispersing in terror at an unexpected intruder. ... more

Sports of a country fair

Sports of a country fair

The sport in this case is accidental, and the amusement verges on peril of a terrible character. A temporary theatre, Cockburns Company, is on fire, and the spectators are escaping as best they may. The entranc... more

Pidgeon hole : A Covent Garden contrivance to coop up the gods

Pidgeon hole : A Covent Garden contrivance to coop up the gods

The miseries consequent on heat and crowding in a restricted space, as displayed in the Pigeon Hole Galleries of John Kemble's newly-constructed Drury Lane Theatre, gave rise to the present caricature. General ... more

The Bear Garden, the Globe Theatre

The Bear Garden, the Globe Theatre

Published two centuries after his death, this small print depicts Shakespeare's round, open-air Globe Theater situated on the Southwark side of the Thames River, as well as a neighboring arena, The Bear Garden.... more

Covent Garden Theatre, London, circa 1821
Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage. Title from item. Forms part of... more

Wolves triumphant or A fig for public opinion / R C [Cruikshank].

Wolves triumphant or A fig for public opinion / R C [Cruikshank].

"A corner of the stage (right) at Drury Lane, with a section of the pit in the foreground (left). Kean, as Richard III, postures before his tent, frantically flourishing his sword, and exclaiming Richard is not... more

To Edward Hardwick, Esqre. & the Revd. G.C. Smith for their humane exertions in rescuing the sufferers - this view of the ruins of the Brunswick Theatre is respectfully inscribed by their obedient servants W.K. Wakefield & S. Cox J.M. Huggins, pinxt

To Edward Hardwick, Esqre. & the Revd. G.C. Smith for their humane exe...

Print shows a view from the street of the ruins of the Brunswick Theatre, Wellclose Square, London, after it collasped on February 28th, 1828. Title from item.

Odeon, Tremont Theatre, Athenæum, Washington Statue

Odeon, Tremont Theatre, Athenæum, Washington Statue

Print shows four vignettes of the Tremont Theatre, the Odeon theater, the Boston Athenaeum, and a statue of George Washington in Boston, Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. from: Bowen's picture of Boston, o... more

Dimostrazione dell odierno avanzo del Teatro di Pompeo

Dimostrazione dell odierno avanzo del Teatro di Pompeo

Plan, section and detail of the remains of seating. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

View of the Kabuki Theaters at Sakai-cho on Opening Day of the New Season (Sakai-cho Shibai no Zu), from the series, "Toto Meisho"

View of the Kabuki Theaters at Sakai-cho on Opening Day of the New Sea...

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

View of façade of "Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica" from dirt road; brick retaining wall in front of cast iron fence (opened in 1897)

View of façade of "Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica" from dirt road; bric...

View of façade of "Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica" from dirt road. Brick retaining wall in front of cast iron fence. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

Foyer of Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Japanese musical performance

Japanese musical performance

Hand colored black and white photo of geishas performing musical instruments on stage lit by paper lanterns; members of Asian audience, male and female, standing in front of stage in foreground. Courtesy of New... more

Howard Athenaeum, Howard Street

Howard Athenaeum, Howard Street

Howard Athenaeum, Howard Street, built 1846 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Japanese stage performance

Japanese stage performance

Hand colored black and white photo of geishas performing on stage lit by paper lanterns, floral scenic background; Asian male and female audience members are seated on floor in front of stage in foreground. Cou... more

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Black and white photo of pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff playing on stage, taken from orchestra pit. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Chestnut Street Theater

Chestnut Street Theater

Photograph shows a street level view of the front facade of the Chestnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with scaffolding on the right side. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Form... more

Arch Street Theatre

Arch Street Theatre

Photo shows an exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Chestnut St. Theatre, north side Chestnut St. next door to 6th St., taken April 26, 1853

Chestnut St. Theatre, north side Chestnut St. next door to 6th St., ta...

Photograph shows theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with sign advertising Julia Daly in Faint Heart; on left side is the Melodeon theater and on the right side is the Shakespeare Bowling Saloon with a shooti... more

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

"Le Théâtre de Polichinelle." Prologue in verse by Fernand Desnoyers, for the opening of the marionette theatre in the Garden of Tuileries, Paris, Poulet-Malassis and De Broise, 1861, in-8. Frontispiece represe... more

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

"Le Théâtre de Polichinelle." Prologue in verse by Fernand Desnoyers, for the opening of the marionette theatre in the Garden of Tuileries, Paris, Poulet-Malassis and De Broise, 1861, in-8. Frontispiece represe... more

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

Le Théâtre de Polichinelle

"Le Théâtre de Polichinelle." Prologue in verse by Fernand Desnoyers, for the opening of the marionette theatre in the Garden of Tuileries, Paris, Poulet-Malassis and De Broise, 1861, in-8. Frontispiece represe... more

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Backstage, Mr. Punch in top hat and tails, looks at a gentleman identified as "Manager Pam," peeking through a hole in the curtain. Caption, inscribed below title, reads: Manager Pam (Peeping through the curtai... more

Old National Theatre (1852-1863), corner of Portland and Traverse Sts.

Old National Theatre (1852-1863), corner of Portland and Traverse Sts.

National Theatre, Portland and Traverse Sts., rebuilt 1853, burned 1863 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

National Theatre

National Theatre

National Theatre: Formerly the Warren Theatre Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Winter Garden & B'way New York City

Winter Garden & B'way New York City

Photograph shows street traffic and businesses on Broadway near the Winter Garden Theater and the Southern Hotel. The theater, renamed the Winter Garden in 1859, was destroyed by a fire in March 1867, which als... more

Palestine. Moabitez Theatre / Dumas.

Palestine. Moabitez Theatre / Dumas.

Rubble and remains of the Moabitez (Moabites?) Theatre, possibly in Jordan. Title from item. No. 401.

Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford

Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Acushnet Avenue north of Beetle Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Tenements with storefront and businesses, including at left: Lafayette Jewelry Store at 1143, a candy store next door... more

Grand Opera House, New Bedford, MA

Grand Opera House, New Bedford, MA

Grand Opera House, New Bedford, MA , later the site of the New Bedford Theater. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street New York City

Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street New York City

On mount: American Views. New York City. No. 335. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Liberty Hall, New Bedford, MA

Liberty Hall, New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, Massachusetts, photograph circa 1890 of Liberty Hall, erected at the northwest corner of William and Purchase Streets, after its predecessor was burned down. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford

Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Acushnet Avenue north of Bullard Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Businesses, multi-family homes and storefronts shown lining curved street with trolley tracks running down center; c... more

Liberty Hall, northwest corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Liberty Hall, northwest corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Be...

Liberty Hall, northwest corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Bedford, MA. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Liberty Hall, corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Liberty Hall, corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Half-tone of Liberty Hall, corner of William St. and Purchase St., New Bedford, MA. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Theatre de L'Ambiq i.e. L'Ambigu Comique

Theatre de L'Ambiq i.e. L'Ambigu Comique

Title from item. Card number: "No. 588." Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GM 36. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Libr... more

Interior view of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy

Interior view of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy

In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 50 (top left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is available for use in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room (Filed with Finding Aids).

Booth's new theatre, Twenty-third Street and Sixth Avenue

Booth's new theatre, Twenty-third Street and Sixth Avenue

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, no. 628 (1869 Jan. 9), p. 29. Print after a photograph by Rockwood. Title from item.

[Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.]

[Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.]

Stereograph shows front exterior of Ford's Theater. Title devised by Library staff. On mount recto: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool, New York, Chicago, Toronto, Ottawa, Kas, El Paso Tex. Source un... more

Musical Fund Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Musical Fund Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On item: G.[?]P. 185, 6:309 Title from item.

[Broadway near Grand St., New York City]

[Broadway near Grand St., New York City]

Crowded street scene showing carriages and commercial buildings.

Esmeralda.
Le Théâtre Lyrique incendié Vue interieure de la salle A. Liébert, photo, 81, rue St. Lazare

Le Théâtre Lyrique incendié Vue interieure de la salle A. Liébert, pho...

Illustration shows the interior of theater in Paris after being destroyed by fire during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War. Title from item. Illus. in: Les ruines de Paris et de ses environs, 1870-1... more

Gaiety stage door

Gaiety stage door

Image depicting the bow window and movement of figures at the back of the Gaiety Theatre, as well as the stage door. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Boston Museum

Boston Museum

Boston Museum: Tremont St. Built 1848, Hammatt Billings, arch. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Two men and a woman in a theater balcony]

[Two men and a woman in a theater balcony]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1937:0027). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Theatre, Cienfuegos, Cuba, The

Theatre, Cienfuegos, Cuba, The

"64" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08854. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hawaii album, p. 13, buildings

Hawaii album, p. 13, buildings

Photographs show buildings in Hawaii including a temple ("Heiau") with stone figure statues, a theater, a store with sign "Dillingham & Co.", a mausoleum, Queen Emma's house, Wailuku sugar plantation, Kawaiahao... more

Interior of Wallack's new theatre - the screen scene in "the school for scandal" / drawn by Graham and Thulstrup.

Interior of Wallack's new theatre - the screen scene in "the school fo...

Print shows the interior of Wallacks Theatre during the play "The School for Scandal." Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 26, no. 1307 (1882 January 7), p. 1.

United in misery / F. Opper.

United in misery / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a minister and a "theater manager" crying because of poor attendance at sermons and theater closures due to "poor business"; a young boy on roller skates is nearby with a sandwich board that ... more

A theatre party

A theatre party

(DLC/PP-1933:0118). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as cover of: Harper's bazaar, 21:409 (June 23, 1888).

[Theatre Annamite, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Theatre Annamite, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

Malta. Teatro Reale

Malta. Teatro Reale

Title from item. Title in General-Photochrom-Katalog, 30. Ausgabe 1911. Photoglob-Abteilung der Vereinigten Kunstanstalten, A.G. Zürich München, 1911: "Malta. Malta. Teatro Reale". Print no. "18423. P.Z." Also ... more

Detroit, Mich., Miles Theatre

Detroit, Mich., Miles Theatre

Title from jacket. "444-T" on negative. Capitol Square Park. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 062898. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Rustic theatre, Riverton Park, Portland, Me

Rustic theatre, Riverton Park, Portland, Me

"2363" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 062085. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chicago, Ill., Illinois Theatre

Chicago, Ill., Illinois Theatre

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034702. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Cherbourg. Grand Theâtre et Fontaine Mouchel

Cherbourg. Grand Theâtre et Fontaine Mouchel

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "France. Cherbourg. Grande Theatre and Mouchel Fountain." Print no. "9737. P.Z."... more

[Theater interior. Section. Rendering]

[Theater interior. Section. Rendering]

Title devised by Library staff. Anonymous French artist, per donor's notes. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2000:029, no. 20. Conservation... more