Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House

Country: United States of America
State: Nevada
City: Virginia City
Location: 12 B Street / Union Street

Opened 6 March 1885. Restorations in the 1960s.

Links: pipersoperahouse.com, Wikipedia

Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House Front Text: "Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada", inscription: "Piper's Opera House"
Reverse Text: "Piper's Opera House, now a weathered aging structure, was one of the early West's most outstanding architectural structure and the scene of Triumphs of Americas' most noted performers." [sic!]
Publisher: Totem Trading Post, Virginia City NV; 50562
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House Front Text: "Stage and interior of the historic Pipers Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada"
Publisher: Frashers Inc., Pomona CA
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House Front Text: inscription: "Piper's Opera House"
Reverse Text: "Exterior Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada. Piper's Opera House. What is now a weathered and aging structure noted for its fame in the bonanza days is situated on the corner of B and Union Streets overlooking the town and valley and is still one of the notable attractions of Virginia City."
Publisher: The Old Lamp Post, Virginia City; H. S. Crocker Co. Inc., San Francisco; BB-36
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House Reverse Text: "Interior Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada. 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 theearly days."
Publisher: The Old Lamp Post, Virginia City; H. S. Crocker Co. Inc., San Francisco; BB-35
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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Virginia City, NV: Piper's Opera House Front Text: "Piper's Opera House", "Virginia City, Nevada"
Reverse Text: "Virginia City, Nevada. Piper's Opera House"
Publisher: Western Sales, Reno; 157
Size: Modern
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