Liverpool: Empire (old)

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Lancashire
City: Liverpool
Location: Lime Street

Built 1866 by Edward Solomons as "New Prince of Wales Theatre and Opera House". 1867 minor alterations by C. J. Phipps (installation of gas lighting). 1867 renamed "Royal Alexandra Theatre". 1895 renamed "Alexandra Theatre". 1896 major alterations by Frank Matcham. 1896 renamed "Empire Theatre". Demolished ca. 1925.

[1925, a new "Empire Theatre" was built on the site.]

[Liverpool: Empire (old)] Front Text: "Lime Street & Empire Theatre Liverpool", on side wall: "Empire", on canopy: "Empire"
Publisher: Valentine's Series; 55595
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Liverpool to Roanoke VA (USA), 1909


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