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Title
Covent Garden Theatre: to be opened this evening
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1858-05-15
Place: London
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Cov 1
Topics
Covent Garden Theatre
Theaters -- England -- London
Genres
Prints
Notes
Source note: From an engraving by Smyth, printed on p. 484 of The illustrated London news: May 15, 1858.
Content: Printed on verso is p. 483 of the The illustrated London news; page contains a small article describing the architectural features of the newly rebuilt theatre.
Acquisition: Gift; John Taras; 2004.
Biographical/historical: The Covent Garden Theatre was destroyed by fire in 1856. The new building (also called the Royal Opera House) was designed by Edward Middleton Barry and opened on May 15, 1858 with a performance of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, col. ; 27 x 40 cm.
Description
Image depicts a crowd, including horses and carriages, gathered outside of the Covent Garden Theatre in London.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 170721001
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16648229
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b45b9910-f5b5-0132-c7cd-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Covent Garden Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1858-05-15. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9b37bc0-f5b7-0132-01e7-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Covent Garden Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 5, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9b37bc0-f5b7-0132-01e7-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1858-05-15). Covent Garden Theatre Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9b37bc0-f5b7-0132-01e7-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Covent Garden Theatre