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Signed black and white photographic print of bass Edouard de Reszke as Méphistophélès in 'Faust'

Collection: Lady de Grey Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/GRE/1/042
Date: 1898
Date notes: Print undated; dated from inscription on ROH/GRE/1/064.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 black and white photographic print
Scope and content: Full-length portrait of de Reszke in a cloak, tunic, tights, and boots, with a horned and feathered hat and a sword. He is playing a guitar. In black ink at the top left of the image Reszke has signed and written: 'Souvenir de Londres'. Lady de Grey's label reads: 'Edouard de Reszké, a great Mephistopheles'. The photograph was originally in album volume 1, page 39.
Creator: Unknown
Language: French; English
Dimensions: visible image: height 286 mm; visible image: width 216 mm; label: height 48 mm; label: width 192 mm
Copyright: Copies are available subject to the conditions of the originals and copyright restrictions.
Condition: Good. Some foxing.
Alternative number: ROH copy negative and print: DUB 2166
Related work: Faust