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1914 Print Portrait Emmie Owen English Opera Singer Actress Costume Theater XMD5

1914 Print Portrait Emmie Owen English Opera Singer Actress Costume Theater XMD5

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"Miss Emmie Owen"

This is an original 1914 black and white halftone print portrait of Miss Emmie Owen. Owen was an English opera singer and actress, best known for her performances in soprano roles of the Savoy Operas with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Beginning as a child actress, she performed for two decades before falling ill on tour and dying at age 33.

CONDITION

This 99+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.25 x 5 inches; 8 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of halftone portraits from 1914 of the people, actors, and actresses associated with Gilbert & Sullivan operas. The creative Victorian-era collaboration between librettist, W. S. Gilbert, and the composer, Arthur Sullivan, resulted in the production of fourteen comic operas produced at the Savoy Theatre in London's West End, many of which are still produced today.

Photography by Ellis and Walery.

Keywords specific to this image: Stage, Corset

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