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Italian Opera House (Her Majesty's Theatre)

Print
01/02/1829 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Print of the Italian Opera House, Haymarket, London (Her Majesty's Theatre), engraved by Tingle, after Bury, published by Jennings, 1829.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleItalian Opera House (Her Majesty's Theatre) (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Engraving on paper
Brief description
Print of the Italian Opera House, Haymarket, London (Her Majesty's Theatre), engraved by Tingle, after Bury, published by Jennings, 1829
Physical description
The colour print features an exterior view of the Italian Opera House. The print depicts the south front of the building with large multi-storyed columns. The name of the theatre 'Theatre Royal Italien' is carved in the centre front above the columns. The right of the building has two doors with awnings. A street scene is depicted in the foreground.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12cm (approximately)
  • Width: 16.5cm (approximately)
Marks and inscriptions
'Italian Opera House, / South Front / London, R. Jennings, Poultry, Feb 1, 1829'
Credit line
Given by the British Theatre Museum Association
Object history
Given to the British Theatre Museum Association by Ivor Guest in June 1968.
Place depicted
Summary
Print of the Italian Opera House, Haymarket, London (Her Majesty's Theatre), engraved by Tingle, after Bury, published by Jennings, 1829.
Other number
1968/A/53 - BTMA accession number
Collection
Accession number
S.1138-2015

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Record createdJuly 7, 2015
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