Empire Theatre, Islington, London: the main staircase

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RIBApix ref no RIBA42492
Architect/DesignerMatcham, Frank (1854-1920)
Artist/PhotographerCracknell, Alfred
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1901
Image Date1949
ViewInterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP450/228
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Established in 1860 and also known as the Philarmonic, this theatre was rebuilt following a fire three times between 1882 and 1900 by Frank Matcham, the final reconstruction being in 1901. It was demolished in 1962, but the facade was retained until 1981.

Subject tags

stairs, theatres, balustrades