Item #CL177-9 Emmy Destinn, Soprano, As Aida. Herman Mishkin, American.
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Emmy Destinn, Soprano, As Aida

c1908. Photogravure, signed and annotated “NY” in image centre right, 55.8 x 35.6cm (paper). Missing portion to lower margin, repaired tears. Linen-backed.

Text continues “Metropolitan Opera Company. Issued by Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Orange, NJ. 3144.”

Emmy Destinn (1878-1930) was a Czech-born operatic soprano who had a career both in Europe and at the New York Metropolitan Opera. Her New York debut was in 1908 with an acclaimed performance of Aida. Russian-born Herman Mishkin was the pre-eminent photographer of opera stars in New York City during the early 20th century. Ref: NPG (Mishkin); Wiki (Destinn).

Item #CL177-9

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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