|Viterbo: Teatro Unione|
Country: Italy (Italia)
Location: Piazza Giuseppe Verdi (also known as: Piazza del Teatro)
Built 1846-1855 by Virgilio Vespignani. Interior decoration by Giuliano Corsini, Giuseppe Carotino, and Cesare Bacinetti. Paintings by Luigi Samoggia and N. Dal Pane. Opened 4 Aug 1855 with Verdi's "Rigoletto" (due to censorship, under the title "Viscardello") and Giueseppe Rota's ballet "Il fornaretto". 1905 electrification. Severely damaged by bombs in 1943/1944. Subsequently rebuilt to the original plans (with a new ceiling painting by Angelo Canevari). Restorations ca. 2016-2017.
Front Text: "Viterbo - Facciata del Teatro dell'Unione"|
Publisher: Cartoleria Zefferino Mattioli
Type: Divided Back
Sent: from Viterbo to Genzano di Roma, 1905
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