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The Music of the Modern World
Illustrated in the Lives and Works of the Greatest Modern Musicians

by Fanny Morris Smith and Anton Seidl
Published by D. Appleton and Co., New York
1895


Original color "typogravure" half-tone plates over 120 years old — NOT modern reproductions!

Sheet size: approx. 10.5 x 15 inches • Image size: varies, but most are approx. 7.75 x 12.25 inches.
The prints are adhered to a stiff card stock (as issued). Some condition issues exist and will be noted below.

Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view.

Van Dyck as Lohengrin
Van Dyck as Lohengrin
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning to card backing; light foxing in top margin outside of image
$30
Emma Eames Story as La Contessa
Emma Eames Story as La Contessa
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning and wear to card backing
$30
Avery as Siegfried
Avery as Siegfried
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning, wear and foxing on card backing; light foxing in margins outside of image
$30
Madame Sofia Scalchi as Orpheus
Madame Sofia Scalchi as Orpheus
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning and wear to the card backing; light foxing in margins outside of image
$30
Madame Sofia Scalchi as Orpheus
Jean de Reszke as Romeo
Good/Very good condition: typical browning and wear to the card backing; dog-ear crease lower right corner
$25
Mme Rosa Sucher as Isolde
Mme. Rosa Sucher as Isolde
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning and wear to the card backing; slightly trimmed margins but very ample for matting/framing.
$30
Rose Caron as Desdemone
Rose Caron as Desdemone
Fair/Good condition: Significant paper loss lower right of image; card backing is soiled and torn
$10
Herman Winkelmann as Walther von Stolzin
Herman Winkelmann as Walther von Stolzin
In Die Meistersinger
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning and wear to the card backing; slightly trimmed margins but very ample for matting/framing.
$30
Frau Katherine Klafsky as Isolde
Frau Katherine Klafsky as Isolde
Very good/Excellent condition: typical browning and wear to the card backing; separation tear in the lower left corner
$25
Albert Niemann as Tristan
Albert Niemann as Tristan
Fair/Good condition: card backing is worn and torn; paper loss to image in lower right corner
$20
Calvé as Carmen
Calvé as Carmen
Very good/Excellent condition: typical light browning to the card backing.
$40
Mme Marcella Sembrich as Violette
Mme Marcella Sembrich as Violette
Fair condition: diagonal creases right side of image, paper loss with old acidic sticky tape 'repair' to lower right corner
$10
Tamango as Othello
Tamango as Othello
Very good/Excellent condition: wear and tear to card-stock backing paper, but image is excellent.
$40
The Glinka Anniversary at Marine Theatre St Petersburg
The Glinka Anniversary at the Marine Theatre,
St Petersburg
Fair/Good condition: Paper loss to image in lower right corner of image as well as a diagonal crease; typical browning and wear to card backing.
$20

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