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Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti

A carte-de-visite portrait of the legendary soprano Adelina Patti dressed as Harriet in 'Martha, or Der Markt von Richmond,' by Friedrich Freiherr von Flotow, adapted from the ballet 'Lady Harriette, or, La Servante de Greenwich'.

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: 124672
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