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Floating Theatre : "Temple of the Muses," New York.

Image ID: 1600687

Floating Theatre : "Temple of the Muses," New York. (1845)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Floating Theatre : "Temple of the Muses," New York.

Published Date

: 1845

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 12 x 15.8 cm.

Notes

: In 1845, an old sidewheeler steamboat was converted into a floating theater and named "Temple of the Muses". Written on border: "May 7, 1845"

Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- theatres -- 1899 & earlier

Source Description

: 1 folder (38 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-The-18

Digital ID

: 1600687

Record ID

: 1090526

Digital Item Published

: 10-26-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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