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GloPAD ID 1003871
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Digital Object Title Bella Union Theatre photo
Component Associated Performing Art Burlesque, Vaudeville, Ballet, Minstrelsy
Component Theater
Component Proper Name Bella Union Theatre
Component Activity Date Unknown
Date Object Created 1849
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Object Dimensions 0 x 0 x pixels
Component Notes The Bella Union was San Francisco's most famous and longest-running melodeon, or variety house, an early form of Vaudeville.
Component Associated Performing Art Burlesque, Vaudeville, Minstrelsy, Ballet
Component Publicity photograph
Component Activity Date Unknown
Component Associated Location San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
Component Represented Language English
Date Object Created 1864
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Object Dimensions 8 x 10 x 0 in
Component Notes Inscriptions and markings: On lower right "The Plaza 1864 S.F. Cal." The Bella Union is the two-story building to the far right in the picture, facing the square, with tall narrow windows. The name of the theater can be seem painted across the top of the building, above the upper windows.
Source Object
Repository of Source Object San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
Repository Assigned ID Sfp0102
Rights and Ordering Information- to reproduce or order a copy of this digital object
Credit Line Courtesy of [Collection name], San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum.
Ordering Information Contact San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum, reference@sfpalm.org.