Glass plate negative

Object number
circa 1909
Newport Daily News glass plate negative showing an empty lot on the east side of Thames Street, the future site of the Colonial Theater [Colonial Theatre], previously located at 144-150 Thames Street. The photograph is angled looking east towards the Joseph Hazard Memorial School between Touro Street and Clarke Street, no longer extant, and the Newport Opera House [now 19 Touro Street]. A fence has been erected around the building site, plastered with posters for moving pictures and plays.
Credit Line
Gift of the Edward A. Sherman Publishing Co.
Object Type
glass plate negatives