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Neg. No: 2461A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 23-04-1902

Sitter: Madame Suzanne Adams (1872-1953) [Mrs Leopold Stern]

Madame Suzanne Adams (1872-1953) [Mrs Leopold Stern]

Biog: American soprano singer, studied in Paris under Bouhy and Madame Marchesi. Covent Garden début 1898. Retired 1904 and taught singing in London; m 1989 Leopold Stern (cellist)

Date: 23 April 1902.

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Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: HL.

Costume: Tulle around arms, in the manner of Cosway.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

Copyright: V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Stanley Sadie (ed), London, 1992; The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians, Oscar Thompson (ed), London, 1964; Lady's Pictorial, 21 May 1898, p 766.

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