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Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti


A carte-de-visite portrait of the great Italian soprano Adelina Patti dressed as 'Adina' in a production of Donizetti's L'Elisir d'amore [The Elixer of Love]. First performed in 1832, it remains one of the most performed of all Donizetti's operas.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London.
 

Code: 125221
 
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