Chestnut St. Theatre. N. Side of Chestnut Street above 6th Street

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Chestnut St. Theatre. N. Side of Chestnut Street above 6th Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00129
Title: Chestnut St. Theatre. N. Side of Chestnut Street above 6th Street
Additional Title: from an oil painting by Higbee at the Academy of Music
Historic Street Address: 6th & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut_Street_Theatre


Notes:

Reproduction of an oil painting by Higbee which hangs in the Academy of Music. Also known as The New Theater, the Chestnut Street Theater was considered the most elegant theatre in the country when it opened in 1794. It burnt down in 1820.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949221
Geocode Longitude:-75.150799

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Higbee - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler