This magnificent image of the opera Aida - originally created by Hanson, circa 1924 - promoted travel on the Chicago Elevated Lines to cultural institutions in the city. The Civic Opera House - built by Samuel Insull - opened on November 4, 1929 - six days after the Stock Market crash. It seats 3,563 people, which makes it the second-largest opera house in North America.
Image size ~20 3/4" x 40" inches
A numbered edition giclée of 500.