Montpellier: Opéra-Comédie

Country: France
Region: Occitanie (Languedoc-Roussillon)
Department: Hérault
City: Montpellier
Location: place de la Comédie

Built 1884-1888 by Joseph Cassien-Bernard as "Grand Théâtre", on the site of a previous theatre (built 1755 by Mareschal). Statues by Injalbert. Opened 1 October 1888 with Meyerbeer's "Les Huguenots". Ca. 1500 seats. The building also contains a concert hall, "Salle Molière" (400 seats).

Links: www.opera-orchestre-montpellier.fr, Wikipedia

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - La Place de la Comédie"
Handwritten Front Text: "Miss Elssen, La collection de cette ville est assez pauvre; je vous adresse tout de même ce que j'ai trouvé."
Publisher: ND Phot; 18
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Lausanne (Switzerland), 1899

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Place de la Comédie - Fontains des Trois Graces et le Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: Guende Phot. Marseille; 395
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Montpellier to Weißenfels/Saale (Germany), 1905

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre Municipal"
Publisher: Phototyp E. Lacour, Marseille; 1878
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre Municipal", signed: N. Beraud
Reverse Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre Municipal - Le Théâtre Municipal est l'œuvre de Cassien Bernard, commencé le 10 mars 1884. Il a coûté 3.300.000 francs. Au premier plan, la statue des trois graâces, œuvre d'Etienne d'Antoine."
Publisher: Carte Postale 'Tuck'; Oilette; Édition des Nouvelles Galeries; see TuckDB
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre"
Reverse Text: stamped and handwritten message by postcard collector Auguste Salze, Montpellier, asking for postcards of "le cinéma Pathé, Kursaal Cinema et Amercian Casino" in return
Publisher: Edition Paris-Montpellier; 40
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.
Reverse image:
message by Auguste Salze

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Opéra Municipal. Escalier d'Honneur"
Publisher: Phototypie Bardou, Montpellier; Edit. Paris-Montpellier
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Montpellier to Milano (Italy), 1914

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Intérieur du Théâtre Municipal"
Publisher: J. Astay éditeur, Montpellier; 52
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Montpellier to Milano (Italy), 1914

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - Foyer du Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: B. F., Chalon-s-Saône; 62
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Montpellier to Saint-Gilles-du-Gard, 1905

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault) - La place de la Comédie"
Publisher: Hélio-Luxe, Cliché Rella; 1.079
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by French Forces' Postal Service, from Montpellier, 23 Nov 1939

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre"
Publisher: Editions Glatigny; 9013
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Montpellier to Angoulême, 1957

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault) - Le Foyer du Théâtre"
Publisher: Editions d'Art Yvon, Paris; B. 363
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre"
Publisher: Les Editions MAR, Nice; 1336
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier - Le Théâtre", signed: G. A. Dumarais
Publisher: BD; 2306 B
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Mourmelon, 1966

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Picture: above: Opéra-Théâtre; below, right: Galéries Lafayatte department store, later converted into Cinéma Gaumont Comédie
Reverse Text: "Couleurs et Lumière de France. 34 Montpellier (Hérault). Place de la Comédie et le Théâtre"
Publisher: Editions d'art Yvon, Paris; E. K. B. 6488; 76 V
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to München (Germany), 1969

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault), Le théâtre. Plafond de la Grande Salle"
Publisher: Editions Modernes Théojac, Limoges; 56
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Amstelveen (Netherlands), 1969

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault). Place de la Comédie. La Fontaine des Trois Grâces et le Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: Combier Imprimeur, Mâcon; 34.172; 3.27.81.0654
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Paris, 1987

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Couleurs et Lumière de France. 34000 Montpellier (Hérault). Le Théâtre et les Trois Grâces sculptées par Antoine (1776). The Theatre and the Three GRaces sculpted by Antoine (1776). Das Theater und die drei Grazien von dem Bildhauer Antoine (1776)."
Publisher: Editions d'art Yvon, Arcueil; 10.34.0195
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Paris, 1987

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault). Place de la Comédie. Le théâtre et la fontaine des Trois Grâces"
Publisher: cap-théojac, Panazol; Mexichrome; 340622
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "La Capitale du Languedoc. 34000 Montpellier. Le Théâtre"
Publisher: Editions de France, Marseille; 15478
Size: Modern
Sent: from Quissac to Wateringen (Netherlands), 1988

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Reverse Text: "Montpellier. Le théâtre. Place de la Comédie."
Publisher: diffu-cartes, Annecy-le-Vieux; 34000 V 1136
Size: Modern
Sent: from Perpignan to Paris, 1990

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier - L'Opéra Comédie"
Reverse Text: "Montpellier (Hérault) - Le Théatre (1888) appelé 'Opéra-Comédie'"
Publisher: Editions Meridionales, St. Jean de Vedas
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Germany), 2001

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier"
Reverse Text: "Montpellier - Capitale du Languedoc - Place de la Comédie - L'Opéra et les Trois Grâces"
Publisher: Editions Meridionales, St. Jean de Vedas
Size: Modern
Sent: from Montpellier to Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Germany), 2001

Montpellier: Opera-Comedie Front Text: "Montpellier"
Reverse Text: "Montpellier"
Publisher: Edition Tausendschön, Mils; PK 348
Type: Glitter Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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