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    • "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...
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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.

    • 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...
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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...
    • 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.

    • 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;...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Miss 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. Location of photo studio: New York (N.Y.)

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