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Topic: theaters

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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

Title page: volume IV, 'The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranesi, Venetian Architect. Volume 4, containing the ancient bridges, the remains of theaters, of porticoes, and of other monuments of Rome' (Le antichità romane di Giambatista Piranesi architetto veneziano. Tomo quarto, contenente i ponti antichi, gli avanzi de' teatri, de' portici, e di altri monumenti di Roma), from the series 'Roman Antiquities' (Le Antichità Romane)

Title page: volume IV, 'The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranes...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

[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.

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.

A side box

A side box

Two elegantly-dressed women seated in theater box, with man offering fruit to one woman.

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.

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.

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.

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)

Arch Street Theatre

Arch Street Theatre

Exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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.