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Signed black and white photographic print of tenor Jean de Reszke as Roméo in 'Roméo et Juliette'

Collection: Lady de Grey Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/GRE/1/063
Date: 1897
Date notes: The date is partially obscured by the mount. The date of 1897 is suggested because Jean de Reszke sung the role at the Royal Opera House in this year.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 black and white photographic print
Scope and content: Full-length portrait of de Reszke seated, wearing doublet and hose, a feathered cap, and a sword. In black ink across the bottom of the image Reszke has written: 'Celui-là se rit des foulures - qui n'en reçut jamais. J Reszke. 1897'. The photograph was originally in album volume 1, page 47 (centre left).
Creator: Unknown
Language: French
Dimensions: visible image: height 192 mm; visible image: width 130 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 2187
Related work: Roméo et Juliette