Jefferson Theater, Portland, ca. 1900

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Jefferson Theater, Portland, ca. 1900

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The inside of the Jefferson Theater in Portland. The Jefferson, named after actor Joseph Jefferson, was built in 1897. Like many theaters in Portland and around the country that were built at the end of the nineteenth century, the Jefferson was elaborate and richly decorated.

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  • Title: Jefferson Theater, Portland, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs -- Portland -- Theaters
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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