Theatre Building

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Theatre Building
Theatre preformances took place in restaurants and hotels until a first theatre was built in Chernivtsi in 1877 in the lower parts of town. In 1905 a new theatre was opened in the city center on Elisabethplatz (also known as Fischplatz), designed by the Viennese architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer. It was a house for stage plays and operas for 800 visitors, famous actors and singers from all over Europe performed here. Until 1922 the performances took place mainly in German, then the theatre was violently taken over by a Romanian administration. In 1907 a statue of the poet Friedrich Schiller was erected right in front of the theatre, the little place around it was named Schiller Platz. In the 1922 the monument was transfered to the courtyard of the Deutsches Haus (German People’s House) and later disappeared. The postcard shows the place empty, nowadays it is occupied by a statue of the Ukrainian poet Olga Kobyljanska. In the time between the wars the square was called Piata Vasile Alexandri.
Helmut Kusdat
Cernăuţi, Piata Vasile Alexandri Square, Theatre
Agentia Romana Hachette, Bucuresti
Interwar Years (1918-1939)
90х140 mm
Library of the Institute of Ethnology, Lviv
On obverse:
In Romanian: 2510_Cernauti
On reverse:
In Romanian: Cernăuţi, Teatrul National. Depozitul general. Agentia Romana Hachette. – Bucuresti. Romania.
In German: Czernovitz (sic!), Nationaltheater

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ID: 11833
City: Lviv
Date: 1958
Format: Unknown
Creator: Sviatoslav Vdovenko
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Juriy Vdovenko
Subject: theatre
ID: 13786
City: Lviv
Date: 1941
Format: Unknown
Creator: Wilhelm Demmer
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Dietrich Demmer
Subject: street, avenue, theatre, building, architecture, people, winter, snow, flowerbed
ID: 08944
City: Lviv
Date: 1910-1914
Format: 11х17 сm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Theater, interior, scene, decor
ID: 02498
City: Lviv
Date: 1928
Format: 6х10 cm
Creator: Karl Auer
Publisher: Tadeusz Mankowski, Lviv 80 years ago
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Square, theater,transport, passers
ID: 00975
City: Lviv
Date: 1961
Format: Unknown
Creator: S. Yanovskyy
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Central State Kinofotofono Archive after G.S. Pshenychny
Subject: Opera House, Maria Zankovetska Theater, posters, square, street lights, passersby
ID: 05965
City: Lviv
Date: 1960
Format: 90x140 мм
Creator: J. Taborovskyi
Publisher: Ukrfoto, Kyiv
Copyright: Volodymyr Rumyantsev
ID: 08964
City: Lviv
Date: 1910-1914
Format: 140х90 mm
Creator: Marek Münz
Publisher: Marek Münz, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Project, theater, graphics
ID: 01897
City: Lviv
Date: 1930-1932
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Edward Ryk
Publisher: Printing House "Narodowa", Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Opera Theater, Wały Hetmańskie, monument to Hetman Stanisław Jabłonowski, city construction, city growth, people
ID: 03733
City: Chernivtsi
Date: 1905-1907
Format: 80x85 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Helmut Kusdat
Subject: Czernowitz, City Theatre, Elisabethplatz