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    • "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...
    • Agnes Huntington.

    • 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...
    • Alfa Norman of Norman Opera Co.

    • Alfa Norman of Norman Opera Co.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Heavily retouched three-quarter length portrait of Alfa Norman, opera singer and director of the Alfa Norman English Opera Company. She wears her hair piled atop her head; a cross necklace; and a white dress with a white rose pinned to the bustle....
    • 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....
    • Bianca Turner of Louisville, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Bianca Turner of Louisville, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Opera singers

    • Portrait of Bianca Turner of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a brimmed hat, curls of hair around her face, and pearl earrings. The photograph has been cut down to size and badly marked with discolorations from age. Handwritten on back of image: Opera...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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....
    • Ernestine Schumann-Heink, circa 1905.

    • Ernestine Schumann-Heink, circa 1905.

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

    • Full-length character portrait of Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink in costume as a maid (wearing a long dress with apron and scullery hat). Born Ernestine (Tini) Rössler in Lieben (near Prague), Austria on June 15, 1861, the contralto and...
    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Fritzi Scheff, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Opera singers; Women

    • Three-quarter length photogravure portrait of famous opera singer Fritzi Scheff wearing a hat, cape, and muff. Born August 30, 1879 in Vienna, Austria, Scheff gave a command performance for Queen Victoria in 1900 (at age 21), and was decorated. She...
    • 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...
    • Jane Carroll of New York, New York, 1928.

    • Jane Carroll of New York, New York, 1928.

    • Portraits; Women; Opera singers; Pianos

    • Jane Carroll sitting at a piano, singing. Stamped on back of image: July 17, 1928. Attached to the back: Associated Press Photo, From New York; New Metropolitan Opera American Star; Miss Carroll's real name is Helen Howard. She is a daughter of...
    • Jane Carroll of New York, New York, 1928.

    • Jane Carroll of New York, New York, 1928.

    • Portraits; Women; Opera singers

    • Jane Carroll sitting on the arm of a chair. Photograph has been slightly damaged. Stamped on back of image: July 17, 1928. Attached to the back: Associated Press Photo, From New York; New Metropolitan Opera American Star; Miss Carroll's real name...
    • Johanna Gadski Tauscher, circa January 1912.

    • 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....
    • John McWade.

    • 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...
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