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Interior of the Palace Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
Interior of the Palace Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
TitleInterior of the Palace Theater in Peoria, Illinois.
SubjectTheaters
Interiors
Chandeliers
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Architectural elements
Draperies
Balconies
DescriptionLocated at 435 Main St, the theater was built in 1920, opened in January 1921, and closed in 1980. It was built by William E. Hull and operated by the Asher Bros. theater chain of Chicago. This image shows the interior of the Palace Theater facing the stage from a balcony. There is a chandelier hanging from the ceiling, and many other architectural decorations within the room. There are two box seats beside the stage and the stage curtains are closed. This image can be found in Ray Brian's Pictorial History of Peoria Amusements, Book Two.
CreatorRay Brian
PublisherBradley University Library
TypeImage
Format35mm slide
SourceImage PHS-P88 in the Peoria Historical Society Image Collection, Bradley University Library, Special Collections Center
RightsThis resource is provided for educational purposes only. Copyright to these images is held by the Peoria Historical Society or other persons/entities; images may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission. Any attempt to download, copy in any manner, and/or circumvent the access controls placed on these files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws and is subject to criminal prosecution. For more information, contact the Special Collections Center of the Bradley University Library (309) 677-2822 frey@bradley.edu.
CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection (Bradley University)
IdentifierPHS-P0088
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