Opera toy theatre, deluxe (Adolf Engel)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Opera toy theatre, deluxe (Adolf Engel)

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location:
Arch Two , Area 55
Puppet Theatres (display)
Puppet Corner
1890

An "Opera" toy theatre made by Adolf Engels, Germany, in around 1890.

This is the "deluxe" version of the theatre - the usual version that appears in documentation has its side-pillars as flat painted detail - this version has the same basic pillar design, but they are three-dimensional carvings.