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Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti

A carte-de-visite showing the great soprano Adelina Patti dressed as 'Rosina' in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia.

An inked inscription on the album page reads: 'Mlle Adelina Patti in the costumes of the six characters in which she appeared at the Royal Italian Opera Covent Garden during the first season in London in 1861.'

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London.

Code: 124669
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