Royal English Opera House, now the Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3834
Architect/DesignerCollcutt, Thomas Edward (1840-1924)
Artist/PhotographerBedford Lemere & Co.
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1891
Image Date1891
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference40503
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The playbills on the Theatre's facade are for 'Ivanhoe', the opera by Sir Arthur Sullivan with which the building was inaugurated on January 31, 1891. Opera was not a success in this theatre and in December 1892 it was renamed the Palace Theatre and became a variety theatre.

Subject tags

brickwork, theatres, terracotta