Where Opera-loving Philadelphians Hear the Best Operas, Old and New -

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Where Opera-loving Philadelphians Hear the Best Operas, Old and New -

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00130
Title: Where Opera-loving Philadelphians Hear the Best Operas, Old and New -
Additional Title: the Metropolitan Opera House at Broad and Poplar Streets.
Historic Street Address: Broad & Poplar Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Halftone reproduction of original photograph.


Notes:

Originally called the Philadelphia Opera House when it opened in 1908, the hall was built by opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein I to be the home of his Philadelphia Opera Company.  It was sold two years later to the Metropolitan Opera of New York, when it was renamed.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.970199
Geocode Longitude:-75.159704

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1846-1919