Item: Anthony F. Dumas architectural drawing of Allegheny Theatre, 1921

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Record Number: 14401
Collection: Frank McGlinn collection [3314]
Folder: FF 4.1
Creator: Anthony F. Dumas, 1882-1942
Address: Frankford and Allegheny Avenues
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1920
Original Format: Drawings › Architectural
Dimensions: 38.2 by 26.5 cm
Inscription text: - Formerly B.F. Keith's Allegheny - / Frankford Ave. Near E. Allegheny / Philadelphia PA. / Allegheny Theatre / AFD 1921 / World Largest Vaudeville Theatre Seats 4000 / Direction the Stanley Co. of America
Image description: Anthony F. Dumas (1882-1942) was a prolific amateur architecural illustrator who produced hundreds of original architectural ink drawings of the facades and exteriors of theaters in urban areas accross the United States. According to the Museum of the City of New York, his death certificate listed him as "ornamental plasterer" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.