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    • Miss Alice Nielsen, Soprano.

    • Miss Alice Nielsen, Soprano.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of soprano Alice Nielsen standing in front of a set backdrop of a tree, wearing a long white dress and admiring a tree bough she holds before her. Nielsen was born in Nashville, Tennessee on June 7, 1876, and died...
    • Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Musicians; Singers

    • Portrait of Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky. She is wearing her hair in a wavy bob, a rhinestone necklace and fur around the trim of her dress. Crop marks frame her face; the photograph also has a bent corner and some discoloration....
    • Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Musicians; Singers

    • Portrait of Joan Fleischer of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing her hair in a wavy bob and a blouse with pins at either shoulder. The photograph is badly creased and discolored. Handwritten on back of image: Mrs. Joan Harold Fleischer, concert soprano;...
    • Edna Somers, 1930.

    • Edna Somers, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Musicians; Singers

    • Portrait of Edna Somers dressed in evening wear, a silk wrap draped over her arm. Crop marks outline her image, and one bottom corner of the photograph has damage and a yellow discoloration from age. Handwritten signature of photograph on front of...
    • Emma Abbott.

    • Emma Abbott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of soprano Emma Abbott wearing a long white wedding gown and veil. Abbot performed with the Emma Abbott Grand [English] Opera Company at Macauley's Theatre eleven times between March 1880 and November 1889. Location...
    • Marguerita Sylva.

    • Marguerita Sylva.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of performer Marguerite (or Marguerita) Sylva, a soprano who was born July 10, 1875, in Brussels, Belgium, and died February 21, 1957, in Glendale, California. Here, she stands before a backdrop of a stone staircase,...
    • Emma Thursby.

    • Emma Thursby.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Portrait of American soprano Emma Thursby, who was born February 21, 1845 and died July 4, 1931. She stands next to a chair, wearing a long evening gown with floral patterns on outer and inner layers, and a fascinator atop her pulled-back hair....
    • Geraldine Farrar. Rigoletto, Guilda.

    • Geraldine Farrar. Rigoletto, Guilda.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of left profile of soprano Geraldine Farrar in costume for the role of Gilda in the Verdi opera "Rigoletto," which the Metropolitan Opera Company, of which she was a member, performed at Macauley's Theatre in April...
    • Emma Calvé, circa 1894.

    • Emma Calvé, circa 1894.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Photogravure portrait of French operatic soprano Emma Calvé, wearing a fascinator on her head and a dress with fringe, and posing with hands on hips. Born Rosa Noémi Emma Calvet de Roquer in Decazeville, France on August 15, 1858, Calvé died...
    • Emma Abbott.

    • Emma Abbott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of soprano Emma Abbott wearing a dress with embroidered patterns. Abbott led the Emma Abbott Grand [English] Opera Company, which performed at Macauley's Theatre eleven times between March 1880 and November 1889. Her...
    • Clara Louise Kellogg.

    • Clara Louise Kellogg.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Three-quarter length portrait of American soprano and impresario Clara Louise Kellogg, wearing a hat and jacket trimmed in fur. Born in July 1842 in Sumterville (now Sumter), South Carolina, Kellogg died May 13, 1916, in New Hartford, Connecticut.
    • Mlle. Albani.

    • Mlle. Albani.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Seated portrait of soprano Mademoiselle Albani, wearing a long frilly white dress. Her hair is piled atop her head. Mlle. Albani was born Marie-Louise-Emma-Cécile Lajeunesse on November 1, 1847 in Chambly (near Montreal), Canada. She married...
    • "Hebe" Miss Ada Somers.

    • "Hebe" Miss Ada Somers.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter character portrait of actress and soprano Ada Somers, possibly in costume for the role of Hebe in "H.M.S. Pinafore." In this portrait, Somers poses before a backdrop of a ship, wearing contemporary dress (a hat with flowers...
    • Mlle. Albani.

    • Mlle. Albani.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of soprano Mademoiselle Albani, standing before a set backdrop of an elegant residential interior wearing a crown with attached veil, long dress, and long robe. Mlle. Albani was born...
    • Emma Abbott.

    • Emma Abbott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of soprano Emma Abbott standing near a table bearing a bottle of wine and a backdrop of a country scene and cottage, wearing a plain white dress with fitted bodice. Abbott led the Emma Abbott Grand [English] Opera...
    • Bessie Abott.

    • Bessie Abott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of American soprano Bessie Abott wearing a tunic and fur-trimmed cloak and clutching a long beaded necklace. Born Bessie Pickens in Riverside, New York in 1878, Abott died February 9, 1919, in New York City....
    • Kate Condon, circa 1903.

    • Kate Condon, circa 1903.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Portrait of mezzo soprano Kate Condon wearing an off-the-shoulder dress. Condon got her start with the Bostonians troupe, which performed "Robin Hood" and "The Serenade" at Macauley's theatre on October 22-24, 1903. Inscription...
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