|New York, NY: Park Theatre|
Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Built 1795-1798. Opened 29 Jan 1798 with Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Destroyed by a fire in 1820. Subsequently rebuilt (interior design by William Strickland). Re-opened 1821. Destroyed by fire on 16 Dec 1848.
Picture: during a performance of the comedy "Monsieur Tonson"|
Reverse Text: "John Searle (1783-1834), Interior of Park Theatre, N. Y. C., 1822; Watercolor on paper, 38x23''; Donor: The heirs of Mrs. Harriet Elizabeth Bayard Van Rensseleaer, 1875"
Publisher: The New-York Historical Society
Type: modern postcard reproduction of an old painting
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