Hannover: Mellini-Theater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Niedersachsen
City: Hannover
Location: Artilleriestraße 10 (today: Kurt-Schumacher-Straße)

Built 1889 as a variety and operetta theatre for the magician Hermann Mellini. 1677 seats. Ca. 1933-1945 part of the Nazi "Kraft durch Freude" programme. 1943 severely damaged by bombs. From 1946 basement used as chamber theatre ("Junge Bühne", later "Kammerspiele"). Demolished 1954 in favour of a bank building.

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[Hannover: Mellini-Theater] Front Text: "Gruss aus dem Mellini-Theater", "Hannover"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Hannover to Königstein/Sachsen, 1897

[Hannover: Mellini-Theater] Front Text: "Hannover - Artilleriestrasse mit Mellini-Theater"
Publisher: Verlag von Zedler & Vogel, Kunstanstalt, Darmstadt; No. 2587; 1905
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Hannover to Yzeure (France), 1909

[Hannover: Mellini-Theater] Reverse Text: "Mellini-Theater, Hannover, Zuschauerraum" [auditorium]
Handwritten Front Text: over picture: "Hier sind wir heute abend. Gruß Deine Eltern" [Here we are tonight. Greetings - Your Parents]
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Hannover to Halberstadt, 1913


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