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114 - Orpheum Theatre Sign
114 - Orpheum Theatre Sign
Title114 - Orpheum Theatre Sign
SubjectLight bulbs
Light fixtures
Theatrical posters
Signs (Notices)
Doors & doorways
DescriptionSign for the Orpheum Theater in Peoria, IL sitting on the sidewalk, leaning against the wall of the building. The sign has sockets arranged around the letters from where the light bulbs would have been. The sign reads: "Orpheum Vaudeville 2.30 7.30 9.15 10c & 25 c." A figure dressed in a clown suit is portrayed behind the O in Orpheum, and an arrow is pointing to the left. Next to the sign is a doorway covered in theater posters and signs advertising "Bartley Campbell's Southern Romance The White Slave" among other acts.
PublisherBradley University Library
Dateca. 1915
FormatGlass Negative
SourceGlass plate negative from Box #12 in the Peoria Historical Society Image Collection, Bradley University Library, Special Collections Center
RightsThis resource is provided for educational purposes only. Media is owned 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, or,
CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection (Bradley University)
IdentifierBox #12
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