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Catalog Number 1950.245.005
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Sepia-toned photo of the first Whitney's Grand Opera House, taken from the southeast corner of Fort Street and Shelby Street facing northwest. A sign surrounding the base of the street light pole on the corner in the foreground advertises, "Matinees Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday." Several posters are posted around the building. Snow has collected on the ground and the surfaces of the theater and its neighboring buildings. The photo has a cardstock backing.
Date c. 1880
Year Range from 1875.0
Year Range to 1887.0
Print size 8.5" x 7.75"
Collection Theatre/Theater
Search Terms Whitney's Grand Opera House
Theaters
Fort Street
Shelby Street
Downtown