1855. Boston Theater Broadside, dated February 10, 1855, for Benefit of Mr. Hackett, advertising the "Most Positively Last Operatic Performance, in Boston, of Madame Grisi and Signor Mario. Measures 14 x 46 cm. Feature classic nineteenth-century typography, thin paper. "ston Theatre" at head has been repaired/replaced. A remarkably clean copy; In frame 29 x 61 cm. PC consignment.
Opera Special Collection 
San Francisco: Morton L. Cook Co., 1905. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan with black and red print, mild peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; “Grand Opera House, Nine Evenings and Three Matinees, Commencing Thursday Evening, April 6, 1905, Concluding Saturday Evening, April 15, 1905”— cover; Includes programs for Wagner’s Parsifal, starring Lillian Nordica and Alois Burgstaller, and for a double bill of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, starring Maria de Macchi and Mr. Bars / Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, starring Bella Alten and Enrico Caruso; unpaged, illustrated. PC Consignment.
1861/1878. Black and white carte de visite photograph of Pasquale Brignoli, 6 x 10 cm., full-length studio portrait, signed at bottom in black ink, dated "61", in fine condition but for slight spotting; With white card, 11.5 x 7 cm., bearing Brignoli's autograph in black ink and dated "New York, Oct. 3, '78", in fine condition; Together in frame, 31.5 x 37 cm. PC Consignment.
1852. Black and white full-length carte de visite portrait of Ole Borneman Bull holding violin, 6 x 10 cm., slight amount of spotting but in fine condition; Accompanied by written note, in Norwegian, black ink, signed by Bull and dated "Washington ... 1852", with English translation in another hand beneath original note, 10 x 13 cm. PC Consignment.
1873/1876. Black and white carte de visite photograph of Joseph Victor Amedee Capoul, 6 X 10.5 cm., from the Elliott & Fry studio, on reverse side is dated 1873, London, and autographed, in fine condition; Letter to "Monsieur [?] de St. Victor", 18 x 11.5 cm., on grey stationery with blue letterhead, dated "22 [...] 76", in French, fine condition; Both items in frame, 32.5 x 38 cm. PC Consignment.
1877. Black and white cabinet card portrait of Annie Louise Cary, 10 x 15.5 cm., signed by Carey in black ink, in fine condition but for two pinholes at bottom of photo; With white card, 8.5 x 4 cm. bearing Cary's autograph in black ink and dated "San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1877", small stain to left edge; Together in frame, 20 x 33 cm. PC Consignment.
Black and white studio photograph, 17.5 x 29.5 cm., full-length, posed as Cho-Cho-San in Madama Butterfly, inscribed in black ink by Rizza to Renato Bellini, also bears signature of "J. Paolo" and "Frans van Riel" dated 1919, embossed stamp from Riel studio in lower left corner, in fine condition; In frame, 34.5 x 45.5. PC Consignment. net.
1865. Original portrait photograph of the important American composer and virtuoso pianist, boldly signed and inscribed on the verso to the important American contralto singer, Adelaide Phillips: "To my very talented and much esteemed friend Miss A. Phillips - Louis M. Gottschalk/ 25 April 1865." With the imprint of the photographer Dunshee of Providence, R.I. on the verso. 6.5 x 10.5 cm and in fine condition; framed, 27.5 x 33.5 cm; PC Consignment.
1890. Black and white, full-length studio portrait photograph of Lilli Lehmann, 15 x 26.5 cm., embossed stamp dated "Berlin, 1890", fine condition but for slight creasing at top; Small lined sheet, 10 x 4 cm., with undated autograph, black ink, in fine condition; Together in frame, 28 x 46 cm. PC Consignment.
1849. Engraving, 10.25 x 19 cm., signed by Lind, published by Richard Bentley, London, slight spotting else in fine condition; With signed letter in black ink from Lind to Julius Benedict, dated "Cologne, 3 July 1849", only bottom portion of letter viewable in frame, photocopy of entire letter with English translation on frame's back paper, in fine condition; Together in frame, 32.5 x 42.5. PC Consignment.
Black and white studio portrait of Giovanni Martinelli, 17.5 x 23.5, full-length, in Othello costume, in fine condition; With clipping from Metropolitan Opera program for Faust, 7.5 x 8 cm., bearing Martinelli's autograph in blue ink, in fine condition; Together in frame, 32 x 40 cm. PC Consignment. net.
1934. Black and white photograph, 22 x 29 cm., John McCormack's face looking directly into camera, inscribed by McCormack in black ink and dated "Oct. 31st, 1934", signed by Jackson in red pencil, horizontal crease to upper left edge else in fine condition; In frame, 34.5 x 43.5 cm. PC Consignment. net.
Black and white cabinet photograph, 10 x 16 cm, almost full-length studio portrait (labelled "Falk"), stray mark on right edge, else in fine condition; With white sheet, 17 x 22 cm., letter in black ink to unknown recipient signed "E. Nevada", in fine condition; Together in frame, 45 x 35 cm. PC Consignment. net.
1908. Black and white photograph, 10.5 x 15 cm., full-length studio portrait of Lillian Nordica in costume, plate signature "A. Dupont", in fine condition; With white card, 8.5 x 4.5 cm., bearing Nordica's autograph in black ink, dated 1908, fine condition but for light smudging; Together in frame, 25 x 37.5 cm. PC Consignment.
1856. Photograph of Adelina Patti, 10 x 16 cm., black and white sepia-toned cabinet photo, almost full length studio portrait from Elliot & Fry studio, London, "Copyright 55 & 56", slight dark spotting and stray pen mark, else in fine condition; With autograph in blue ink on blue paper, 7.5 x 4 cm., date "Chicago, February 8th, 1882", in fine condition; Together in frame, 31 x 36 cm. PC Consignment.
Three photographs: Adelina Patti as Lady Harriet in 'Martha' by Flotow, Camille Silvy, photographer -- Full length portrait -- and, Adelina Patti dressed as 'Amina' in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Camille Silvy, photographer; Each photo measures 6.5 x 10.5 cm.; Photos in fine condition but for slight tear to top corner of Somnabula photo; In frame 50 x 30 cm., good condition but for light bumps to bottom and right edges. PC Consignment.
1863. Black and white photograph, 6 x 10 cm, studio portrait carte de visite, head and shoulders, labelled "Ch. Reutlinger Phot", in fine condition but for slight spotting; With separate note on white paper, 20 x 15 cm., black ink, in Italian, signed by Patti and dated "3 Dicembre 1863"; in fine condition; Together in frame, 31 x 41 cm. PC Consignment. net.
Photograph of Pol Placon costumed as Mephistopheles, almost full-length, holding lute-like musical instrument, black and white photo postcard, 8.5 x 13.5 cm., small ink spots to upper corners, else in fine condition; With signed short note in black ink, 12.5 x 8.5, addressed to "Cher Monsieur", fine condition; Together in frame, 30 x 36 cm. PC Consignment.
1926. Black and white studio photograph of Titta Ruffo, 14.5 x 19 cm., costumed as Hamlet (?), torso and head with eyes cast heavenward, inscribed by Ruffo and dated 1926, in fine condition; With separate card 14 x 9.5 cm., with a note, black ink, in Italian, signed by Ruffo and dated "14. III. 1926", in fine condition; Together in frame, 33.5 x 43.5 cm. PC Consignment.
1896. Black and white photograph from a half-tone reproduction in Reutlinger's Nos Jolies Actrices, 1896, 21 x 27 cm., in fine condition but for tape stains to upper corners; Signed in purple ink by Sanderson; Includes separate sheet with another Sanderson autograph dated "9 Jan 1895, N.Y.", 9 x 6.5 cm.; Photo and autographed sheet in single frame, 39.5 x 48.5 cm. [PC Consignment].
1935-36. Black and white studio photograph of Tito Schipa, full-length, in costume for Sir Edgar di Ravenswood in Lucia de Lammermoor, inscribed by the singer in black ink, cabinet photo labeled "Teatro all Scala, 1935-36, Fot. M. Camuzzi", 10.5 x 15 cm., in fine condition; In frame, 27 x 33 cm. PC Consignment.