Reutlinger Family - Nellie Melba, about 1899

Reutlinger Family (active Paris, 1850 - early 20th century)

Nellie Melba, about 1899

Albumen print, 20.64 x 13.34 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in.) overall


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Musicians Case


Probably a gift from the singer Nellie Melba (1861-1931) to Isabella Stewart Gardner in 1899.


Signed and dated in ink (lower edge): 1899 Nellie Melba
Printed in ink (bottom left): Reutlinger / Paris
Printed in ink (verso): Reutlinger / 21, Boulevard Montmartre / Paris
Printed in ink (verso): Dernieres Recompenses [most recent awards] / 1894...

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