Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 19

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 19

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01806
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 19
Historic Street Address: 720 & 722 Vine Str
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00021, full page [image dimensions 33 cm x 26 cm]:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Castner 2:19

Sheet music cover containing an interior view of the crowded concert hall and theater operated by Henry Miller beginning circa 1854. Several men and women sit at, and converse and walk among the many tables of the seating area as a number of waiters serve the patrons. A music ensemble plays on a raised platform with guard rails in the left of the image and several people line a small stage in the center rear of the hall where a small performance appears to be happening. To the right of the performance, the stairwell to the upper balcony, lined with people, is visible. Greenery and vinery decorate the hall that includes a glass ceiling and windows, some open, across and adjacent to the balcony. After several proprietors, the theater was renamed the Lyceum in 1888.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.143599
Geocode Latitude:39.954578

Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Knirsch, Otto, b. ca. 1831 - Artist
Una & Wagner - Lithographer