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PUCCINI, Giacomo (1858-1924). Italian opera-composer.
Fine three-quarter length photograph, signed and inscribed, 250 x190 mm. (ca 9½ x 7½ inches) plus outer mount, dated 19 October 1904. Platinum print by The Bertieri Platynotipe Studio of Turin, with the photographer's blind-stamped arms on the lower mount.
A particularly good picture in perfect condition, depicting the composer in three-piece suit, overcoat and characteristic bowler hat, inscribed to George Williams.
 Puccini was in London at this time for a revival of Manon Lescaut which was to open on 17 October starring Enrico Caruso.
[No: 25237]

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