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Adelina Patti (1843-1919), Singer; sister of Carlotta Patti

Sitter associated with 52 portraits
Celebrated soprano; the daughter of two Italian singers, she first sang at a concert in 1850, and made her operatic debut as Lucia, 1859. Thereafter she became an international opera star and enjoyed unparalleled popularity in a wide variety of roles, being admired both for her resonant singing voice and her dramatic talent. A particular favourite in Britain, she retired to a house in Wales.

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3625

Adelina Patti

by James Sant
oil on canvas, exhibited 1886
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3625

x12685

Adelina Patti

by Nelson & Marshall, published by Richard Burton & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1859
NPG x12685

x12686

Adelina Patti

after Mayer & Pierson
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x12686

x12678

Adelina Patti as Violetta in 'La Traviata'

after Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, (July 1861)
NPG x12678

x12679

Adelina Patti as Violetta in 'La Traviata'

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1861
NPG x12679

x12677

Adelina Patti as Lucie in 'Lucie de Lammermoor'

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1861
NPG x12677

x12680

Adelina Patti as Harriet in 'Martha'

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1861
NPG x12680

x126798

Adelina Patti as Amina in 'La Somnambule'

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 August 1861
NPG x126798

Ax25074

Adelina Patti

by Horatio Nelson King
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax25074

x12684

Adelina Patti

by Charles Reutlinger
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x12684

x21724

Adelina Patti as Leonora in 'Le Trouvère'

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x21724

Ax39837

Adelina Patti

by United Association of Photography Limited
wothlytype carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax39837

Ax25073

Adelina Patti

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax25073

Ax18173

Adelina Patti

by Charles Reutlinger
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG Ax18173

x12681

Adelina Patti

by Charles Reutlinger
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG x12681

x12682

Adelina Patti

by Charles Reutlinger
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x12682

x12683

Adelina Patti

after Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x12683

Ax46237

Adelina Patti

probably after Charles Bergamasco
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax46237

Ax7610

Adelina Patti

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax7610

Ax18174

Adelina Patti

by Charles Bergamasco
albumen carte-de-visite, 1871
NPG Ax18174

x21723

Adelina Patti

by Charles Bergamasco
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1871
NPG x21723

Ax25071

Adelina Patti

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax25071

Ax28489

Adelina Patti as Marguerite de Valois in 'Les Huguenots'

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG Ax28489

x76635

Adelina Patti

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen cabinet card, 1874
NPG x76635

x14712

Adelina Patti as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet'

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
cabinet card, 1875
NPG x14712

x135885

'Ladies of the London Stage'

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, published 1875
NPG x135885

Ax5570

Adelina Patti

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG Ax5570

x76773

Adelina Patti

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1876
NPG x76773

x46689

Adelina Patti

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x46689

Ax35622

Adelina Patti

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, published by Charles Dickens & Evans
woodburytype, published 1 June 1882
NPG Ax35622

x12688

Adelina Patti

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1889
NPG x12688

x197013

Adelina Patti

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x197013

Ax28878

Adelina Patti

by Walery
carbon print, published 1 May 1895
NPG Ax28878

D8458

Adelina Patti as Esmeralda

printed by M & N Hanhart
coloured lithograph, 1860s
NPG D8458

x31027

Adelina Patti

by Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau
albumen print on card mount, 1861
NPG x31027

Ax59127

Adelina Patti in costume for six different roles

by Camille Silvy
albumen photomontage, 1866 (1861-1866)
NPG Ax59127

x197142

Adelina Patti

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x197142

x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

x197543

Adelina Patti

by Southwell Brothers
embossed diamond cameo albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s
NPG x197543

x197566

'Operatic Prima Donnas'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Henry Hering, and Mayer Brothers, and Richard Burton & Co, and Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and probably William Edward Kilburn, and Southwell Brothers, and John Burton, and Clarkington & Co (Charles Clarkington), a
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x197566

Ax59128

Adelina Patti in costume for six different roles

by Camille Silvy
albumen photomontage, 1866 (1861-1866)
NPG Ax59128

x32979

Adelina Patti

by W. & D. Downey
copy print, 1868
NPG x32979

x197480

Adelina Patti

by Jose Maria Mora
albumen cabinet card, 1882
NPG x197480

x197481

Adelina Patti

by Nadar (Gaspard Félix Tournachon)
albumen cabinet card, circa 1887
NPG x197481

Ax5451

Adelina Patti

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print on card mount, published 1889
NPG Ax5451

x3658

Adelina Patti

by York & Son
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3658

Ax38315

Adelina Patti

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published January 1890
NPG Ax38315

x136554

Adelina Patti

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 22 April 1903
NPG x136554

D42813

Adelina Patti

published by Charles Sheard, after Unknown artist
lithograph, circa 1870s
NPG D42813