|Palermo: Teatro Massimo|
Country: Italy (Italia)
Location: Piazza Giuseppe Verdi
Built 1875-1897 by G. B. Basile (who had been elected by a jury including the German theatre architect, Gottfried Semper). Opened 16 May 1897 with Verdi's "Falstaff". Restorations from 1974. Subsequently closed for many years without an official reason. Re-opened 12 May 1997 as a concert hall, re-opened 2 Apr 1998 as an opera house. Capacity: 2228 persons.
Front Text: "Teatro Massimo - Palermo"|
Publisher: Stengel & Co., Dresden; 19758
Type: Divided Back
Sent: from Palermo to Chemnitz (Germany), 1911
Front Text: "Palermo, Teatro Massimo"|
Handwritten Front Text: 1924 (date?)
Publisher: B G P
Front Text: "Palermo, Piazza G. Verdi e Teatro Massimo"|
Reverse Text: "18 Novembre 1937-XVI - II° annuale dell'iniquo assedio economico", plus a Fascist/Nazi propaganda text in Italian and German
Publisher: "Cartolina Omaggio ai Camerati Nazisti della Federazione Combattenti di Palermo"
Type: Propaganda Card
Sent: from Venezia to Heidelberg (Germany), 1937
Stamp (Italy, 1997)
Front Text: "Teatro Massimo Palermo"|
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