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Signed sepia photographic print of bass Edouard de Reszke as Don Diègue and tenor Jean de Reszke as Rodrigue in 'Le Cid'

Collection: Lady de Grey Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/GRE/2/086
Date: 11 July 1887
Date notes: Print dated from inscription.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 sepia photographic print
Scope and content: Full-length portrait of Edouard de Reszke in a long robe and cloak, standing with his hands on the shoulders of Jean de Reszke who wears a tunic, chain mail and boots. In black ink on the right of the image is written 'A Lady de Grey', followed by the autographs of Jean and Edouard de Reszke, and 'Londres 11. Juillet 1881.' Lady de Grey's label reads: 'Jean & Edouard de Reszké in the "Cid" the first opera I saw them in in Paris.' The photograph, by Benque of Paris, was originally in album volume 2, page 41.
Creator: Benque and Co.
Language: French; English
Dimensions: visible image: height 352 mm; visible image: width 248 mm; label: height 38 mm; label: width 263 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 2866