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Hooley's Theatre
Hooley's Theatre
TitleHooley's Theatre
CreatorVandercook Co.
DescriptionCaption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Proscenium Boxes and Auditorium, Hooley's Theatre. [See ""Amusements."]". From text: "It is generally known as 'Hooley's Parlor Home of Comedy, ' and the title conveys a proper idea of the popular family resort. The seating capacity of the theatre is 1, 506; the stage is 42x62; proscenium opening, 33x34; height to 'gridiron, ' 62 feet. The theatre is also supplied with the latest patent smoke and fire escape and ventilator. The auditorium is furnished with 'Hooley's Opera Chair, ' and lighted throughout by the latest incandescent electric system."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameHooley's Theatre (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Sub-CollectionInterior Scenes
Book TitleChicago, the marvelous city of the West : a history, an encyclopedia, and a guide: 1893: illustrated
Author of the BookFlinn, John J. (John Joseph), 1851-1929
CollectionPicture Chicago
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