Design for redecorating the interior of the Wakefield Opera House, Wakefield

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RIBApix ref no RIBA35102
Architect/DesignerAlexander, John (1888-1974)
Matcham, Frank (1854-1920)
Artist/PhotographerAlexander, John (1888-1974)
CountryUK: England
CityWakefield
Subject Date1934
Image Date1934
ViewInterior
StyleVictorian
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA129/3
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This opera house was built in 1894 to the designs of Frank Matcham and then converted into a cinema.

Subject tags

interior decoration, cinemas, theatres, opera houses, auditoria