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The Olympia Music Hall

Slide 45 of Modern New York (lecture: Riley Brothers, 65 slides, 1896)

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Type of image
photograph of exterior location
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate

The poster at street level on the right of the building advertises the forthcoming opening of the operetta Santa Maria, which opened at this venue on 24 September 1896.

The theatre itself was at 1514-1516 Broadway, opening in November 1895.


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Lucerna ID  5119783

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