Can you guess the year and the location this photograph was taken? As always, we'll update later with the answer and more details.

UPDATE: This photo, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York, was taken in 1901. This was at the intersection of Broadway and 41st Street, outside of The Broadway Theatre—the Castle Square Opera Company is listed on the marquee. From the "theatrical gossip" section of the NY Times around then:

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