Cabinet card, 6 ¾ x 4 1/2. View of actress Adelaide Neilson as Juliet. Well executed hand tinting. Sarony, NY photographer’s imprint.
Lilian Adelaide Neilson (1848 –1880), born Elizabeth Ann Brown, was a British stage actress. By 1872 she was hugely popular and, after making a successful tour of British cities and giving a series of farewell performances in London, she came to America, She made her first American appearance on in November 1872, at Booth's Theatre, New York City, as Juliet. She was praised by American critics who echoed the acclaim she had received from London theatrical audiences. She made subsequent American tours throughout the 1870s.
Napoleon Sarony was an American lithographer and photographer. He was a highly popular and great portrait photographer, most known for his portraits of the stars of late-19th-century American theater.
Mount has some minor impressions along left edge and minor crease b/l corner/. Well executed and delicate hand tinting, image exhibits good tonality and contrast, overall Fine condition. cc et 444 95.
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SKU: cc et 444
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