Title: BUC_CULT_00095-en Reference code: BUC_CULT_00095Title: București. Teatrul Leon Popescu (Fost Lyric) [Bucharest. Leon Popescu (Former Lyric) Theatre]Photographer: unknownCreation date: c. 1940-1948Physical description: illustrated postcardDimensions: 13,7 x 8,8 cmNotes: Editura ”Ligii Culturale”, București, Strada Banul Mărăcine No.1Conservation status: Technique: Location: BucharestComments: The postcard reproduces an image from the beginning of the 20th century. The building was built in the first decades of the 19th century near the Cișmigiu Park in the northern area of ​​the current Valter Mărăcineanu Square. From 1862 it became state property and will house the Ministry of Cults and Public Instruction and the Tribunal. At the beginning of the 20th century Leon M. Popescu will set up the Lyric Theater here. The building was destroyed by German airstrikes on August 24-25, 1944.Digitization: Serioja Bocsok, Larisa SitarKeywords: exterior, urban, architecture, theater, statue, squareRelated images: Legal rights: Collection of Mihai and Anca Oroveanu