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Signed sepia photographic print of conductor and composer Luigi Mancinelli

Collection: Lady de Grey Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/GRE/1/007
Date: 1896
Date notes: Print dated from inscription.
Level: Item
Extent: 1 sepia photographic print
Scope and content: Three-quarter-length portrait of Mancinelli dressed in a frock coat and checked trousers. He is seated at a harmonium with his elbow resting on the key-cover, a volume of music on his knee. In black ink below the image Mancinelli has written: 'A Madame la Comtesse De Grey - souvenir amical L. Mancinelli Londres 1896'. Mancinelli has also written a musical quotation with the lyrics: 'Nel nostro bacio s'uniran due mondi - In our embraces are two worlds united'. This is taken from his opera 'Ero e Leandro' (1896). Lady de Grey's label reads: 'Mancinelli'. The photograph was originally in album volume 1, page 7.
Creator: Unknown
Language: French; Italian; English
Dimensions: image: height 228 mm; image: width 190 mm; visible mount: height 298 mm; visible mount: width 243 mm; label: height 32 mm; label: width 96 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 2131