St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Hertfordshire
City: St Albans (ancient name: Verulamium)
Location: Bluehouse Hill

Ancient Roman theatre, built ca. 140AD. Ca. 180AD auditorium extension. Ca. 2000 seats. Rediscovered 1847, fully excavated 1930-1935.

Link: www.gorhamburyestate.co.uk, Wikipedia: Verulamium

[St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium] Front Text: "Verulamium, The Roman Theatre"
Publisher: Valentine & Sons Ltd., London; G 8127
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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[St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium] Reverse Text: "Aerial view of the Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans"
Publisher: Aerofilms Ltd., Boreham Wood
Size: Modern
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[St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium] Front Text: "Circa 100 A.D. a reconstruction of the Theatre after the first alterations"
Publisher: Gorhambury Estates Company
Type: Real Photo (reproduction of a drawing)
Size: Classic
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[St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium] Reverse Text: "Verulamium. A reconstruction of the Roman Theatre from a drawing by Alan Sorrell. 2nd Cent. A. D."
Publisher: Photo Precision, St. Ives; R236
Size: Modern
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[St Albans: Roman Theatre of Verulamium] Reverse Text: "Verulamium. The Theatre. The Theatre at Verulamium probably showed plays by Roman authors. The audience of men, women and children would have been encouraged to participate in much the same way as modern pantomime. Detail from a panel in Verulamium Museum, illustrated by Peter Dunn."
Publisher: Verulamium Museum, St Albans; Abacus, Cumbria
Size: Modern
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