Interior Piper's Opera House

Interior Piper's Opera House Virginia City Nevada

Stock #: 208943
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Virginia City
State: Nevada (NV)
County: Storey
Publisher: The Old Lamp Post
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The interior of Piper's Opera House is noted for its unusual architectural design with suspended balcony, rake (sloping) stage and spring dance floor. Here the most famous performers appeared in the bonanza days; Adah Isaacs, Menken, Mme. Helen Modjeska, Edwin Booth, Buffalo Bill Cody, Maude Adams, Lillie Langtry, Emma Nevada, the Georgia Minstrels, and many others. David Belasco was stage manager in the early days
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