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    • German theater, 18th century

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    • A German theater in the second half of the eighteenth century ; note the pit, boxes, footlights, prompter's box, and wings of the interior setting ; note also that upstage a door has been set between the wing and backshutter, a practice that...
    • German theatre

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    • A German theater in the second half of the 18th century ; note the pit, boxes, footlights, prompter's box, and wings of the interior setting ; note also that upstage a door has been set between the wing and backshutter, a practice that prefigured...
    • Niblo's Garden Theater

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    • Interior view at midcentury showing a typical first-class house and its divisions ; the elaborate proscenium still contained boxes for spectators and the auditorium had its pit, although the seats now had backs ; a gallery surmounted the last tier...
    • Fifth Avenue Theatre

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    • Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre, interior view. Note that all but a few boxes have been replaced by open balconies ; note also the chair seating in the orchestra and the center aisle ; the apron has virtually disappeared
    • Side Box at the Opera

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    • Operagoers in the 18th century often put on as much of a show from their boxes as did the performers on stage ; dress and hairdo were frequently fantastic -- one lady even ordered a replica of a famous warship, complete with rigging and guns, woven...
    • Covent Garden Theatre

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    • Cropped image ; The theatre is apparently drawn from a box on the first tier ; the left corner of the stage is shown with the prompter and another man standing in the wings ; almost half the orchestra, the pit, three tiers of boxes, and the lowest...
    • Theatre de Guenegaud

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    • Theater in the rue Guenegaud, built in 1670, and used by the Opera, the Moliere Marrais company, and the Comedie Francaise successively ; note the chandeliers over the stage and the spectators on the stand and in the boxes
    • Maid of the Mill, The

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    • Setting by Inigo Richards, one of the major scene designers of the late 18th century ; farm yard, mill, boy, water wheel, mill stones, house, sacks, boxes
    • Maid of the Mill, The

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    • Setting by Inigo Richards, one of the major scene designers of the late 18th century ; farm yard, mill, boy, water wheel, mill stones, house, sacks, boxes
    • Necessaire

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    • An elegant box, called a necessaire, was used to hold such necessities as perfumes, watches, needles, powders, and sealing wax ; these miniature chests were equipped with finely wrought fittings and were finished in gold, agate and precious stones
    • Covent Garden Theatre

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    • The theatre is apparently drawn from a box on the first tier ; the left corner of the stage is shown with the prompter and another man standing in the wings ; almost half the orchestra, the pit, three tiers of boxes, and the lowest gallery are...
    • Covent Garden Theatre

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    • The theatre is apparently drawn from a box on the first tier ; the left corner of the stage is shown with the prompter and another man standing in the wings ; almost half the orchestra, the pit, three tiers of boxes, and the lowest gallery are...
    • Necessaire

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    • An elegant box, called a necessaire, was used to hold such necessities as perfumes, watches, needles, powders, and sealing wax ; these miniature chests were equipped with finely wrought fittings and were finished in gold, agate and precious stones....
    • Modern Duel, The

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    • This sixpenny print is one of several made of the popular farce Miss in her Teens, by David Garrick and first performed at Covent Garden in January 1747 ; he is shown here as the feeble Fribble, performing with three of London's leading actors: the...
    • Modern Duel, The

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    • This sixpenny print is one of several made of the popular farce Miss in her Teens, by David Garrick and first performed at Covent Garden in January 1747 ; he is shown here as the feeble Fribble, performing with three of London's leading actors: the...

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