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royal opera house plaster architectural model

The Royal Opera House £330      £330.00

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This is a model of the third and present theatre, which was designed by Edward Middleton Barry. This is a model of the third and present theatre, which was designed by Edward Middleton Barry. It was opened in May 1858. It was extensively modernised, refurbished and extended in the late 1990s

The Royal Opera House £330

Where: Covent Garden, London

Designed by Edward Middleton

When: 1858

This Timothy Richards scale façade model would make a beautiful statement piece for any living room, office or study. This is a model of the third and present theatre, which was designed by Edward Middleton Barry.

The theatre only became known as The Royal Opera House in 1892. The original theatre (Theatre Royal) was designed by Edward Shepherd, and was built with funds raised by the enormous success of the Beggar s Opera by John Gay. It was opened in 1732 but sadly the theatre was destroyed by fire in 1808. The second Theatre Royal was built and opened in September 1809, but it was to last a mere 47 years as once again fire destroyed the theatre in March 1856.

The Royal Opera House model is made of plaster with detail in etched brass, lead and beautiful hand-made rose coloured glass.

Weight; 3.5kg

Dimensions: 12″ x 4″ x 9″

This model is hand made to order and may take 3 weeks to produce. If you require this model urgently please contact the workshop directly.

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