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Her Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket, London: the auditorium

RIBA Ref No RIBA15478
Architect/DesignerNovosielski, Michael (c.1747-1795)
Artist/PhotographerPugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832) | Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1791
Image Date1809
ViewInterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e.315/2
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectAuditoria ; Opera houses ; Balconies
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. II, pl. 59 NOTES: During the reign of Queen Anne the theatre was called the Queen's Theatre. From the accession of George I (1714) to that of Queen Victoria (1837) it was known as the King's Theatre. During the first decade of Victoria's reign (1837- 1847) it was known as 'The Italian Opera House' and thereafter until 1901, Her Majesty's Theatre. From 1901 until the accession of Queen Elizabeth II (1952), it was known as His Majesty's.
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