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    • Trilby Co. on steamer for Australia.

    • Group portraits; Opera singers; Men; Women; Ships; Ocean travel
    • Group portrait of five men and two women, from the company of "Trilby," a three-act comic play, aboard a steamer bound for Australia. The men, standing, wear hats or caps with suits and ties, and the women, seated, wear blouses with puffy sleeves...
    • John McWade.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Opera singers; Men; Costumes; Posing; Military uniforms
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of baritone John McWade in front of a backdrop of a ship's deck, wearing a tri-cornered hat and naval uniform with brass buttons and epaulets--probably in costume for a role in "H.M.S. Pinafore." He appears...
    • "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 and a long...
    • Viola Gillette.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Opera singers; Women
    • Three-quarter length portrait of Mormon actress and opera singer Viola Gillette (later Viola McFarlane) standing with her head leaning to her left, wearing a sequined dress. Gillette performed in "The Singing Girl" and "The Fortune Teller" at...
    • 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 Ernest...
    • Lillian Blauvelt Pendleton, circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women
    • Portrait of Lillian Blauvelt, an American opera singer (soprano) who also performed in musicals on Broadway. She wears a hat with plumes and a necklace and earrings. Ms. Blauvelt married William F. Pendleton in 1899. She performed in "The Rose of...
    • 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...
    • 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 on mount, lower...
    • 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 1910. Born...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.

    • 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....
    • 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 Marie-Louise-Emma-Ce´cile...
    • Agnes Huntington.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing; Military uniforms
    • Full-length character portrait of opera singer Agnes Huntington in a military costume of hat, cape, jacket, leggings, boots, and sword. She may be costumed for a role in "Paul Jones," in which she performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1891....
    • Josephine. Mrs. Louis Falk.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of opera singer Mrs. Louis Falk, evidently portraying the role of Josephine. She is standing before a backdrop of a ship's deck, wearing a lace hat and long white dress. Location of photo studio: Chicago...
    • Johanna Gadski Tauscher, circa January 1912.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of soprano Johanna Gadski Tauscher standing in front of bucolic set backdrop of trees and stream, wearing regal attire (dress and crown). Johanna Gadski was born June 15, 1872, in Anklam (Pommern), Prussia....
    • Minnie Hauck.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of American opera singer Minnie Hauk wearing a long striped dress with train. Born Amalia Mignon Hauck on November 16, 1851, in New York City, she married Baron Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg in 1881and died February 6,...
    • Hanna Mara as "Kundry" in "Parsifal," circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of Hanna Mara costumed for the role of "Kundry" in Wagner's opera "Parisfal" (adapted and produced in English by Henry W. Savage, and performed by Henry W. Savage's Opera Company at Macauley's Theatre on April 3-5,...

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