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Miniature theater

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Miniature theater built by Charles Tinkham, a New England craftsman and theater-lover. Tinkham borrowed aspects of three different Boston theatres (Music Hall, the National Theatre and Symphony Hall) to craft this elegant 1900 theatre. It is an example of a proscenium stage, which is designed to be viewed only from the front. It stands 5' x 4' x 4' and has working sound, curtains, and lights. The theater was owned by the Theater Museum in Boothbay and it now housed at the Nordica Museum in Farmington.

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  • Title: Miniature theater
  • Creator: Tinkham, Charles
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Town: Farmington
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: wood, plaster, cloth
  • Dimensions: 122 cm x 153 cm x 122 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Nordica Memorial Association
16 Nordica Lane, Farmington, ME 04938
(207) 778-2042
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