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A plaque commemorates the site of the Theatre Royal opened in 1885 and demolished in 1935. The plaque is an engraved brass plate with blue ceramic background with the design of a theatre stage with curtains and crown with inscription.

Location

Address:Bourke Street, Target Centre, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.813249
Long: 144.966107
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Approx. Event Start Date:1855
Approx. Event End Date:1935

Dedication

Front Inscription

Commemorating the original site of the Theatre Royal. Opened July 16th 1855; demolished by fire March 20th 1872; reopened Nov.5th 1872; remodelled Sept 1904; demolished Nov 13th 1935. Unveiled by the Historical Society of Victoria, presented by Manton & Sons Ltd

Source: VMR,RHSV
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