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Empire Theatre, Islington, London: the main staircase

RIBA 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 InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectStairs ; Balustrades ; Theatres
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.
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