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This is an original 1900 black and white halftone print of a portrait of English operatic soprano and stage actress Dame Marie Tempest (1864-1942). Born Mary Susan Etherington, Tempest became known as the "queen of her profession" for her roles in "Erminie", "Dorothy", "The Red Hussar", The Pirates of Penzance", and many others.
This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - top right corner. Light scuff - top left corner.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of prints from 1900 of portraits of prolific opera singers, soubrettes, Broadway performers, and stage actresses, including Pauline Hall, Lillian Russell, Alice Nielsen, Marie Dressler, Della Fox, and many others. To continue browsing this collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Keywords specific to this image: Theater, Costume, Fashion, Edwardian Era