Adelaide Cortesi

Adelaide Cortesi, an opera singer, made her debut at New York's Academy of Music in 1859 and, during that season, performed in "La Traviata," "Poliuto," "Norma," "Il Trovatore," and "Lucrezia Borgia." In this beautiful engraving, Cortesi poses in costume on an elaborate set with backdrop at the Gurney studio in New York.

Date:
1862 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES24646
Photographer:
Jeremiah Gurney
Height:
1202px
Width:
743px
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