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Adelina Patti

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

Sitter associated with 55 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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Adelina Patti, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax25073

Adelina Patti

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax25073

Adelina Patti, by Charles Reutlinger - NPG Ax18173

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Charles Reutlinger - NPG x12681

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Charles Reutlinger - NPG x12682

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, after Unknown photographer - NPG x12683

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, probably after Charles Bergamasco - NPG Ax46237

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax7610

Adelina Patti

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax7610

Adelina Patti, by Charles Bergamasco - NPG Ax18174

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Charles Bergamasco - NPG x21723

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax25071

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti as Marguerite de Valois in 'Les Huguenots', by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax28489

Adelina Patti as Marguerite de Valois in 'Les Huguenots'

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

Adelina Patti, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x76635

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet', by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x14712

Adelina Patti as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet'

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

'Ladies of the London Stage', after Lock & Whitfield, and  Unknown photographers - NPG x135885

'Ladies of the London Stage'

after Lock & Whitfield, and Unknown photographers
woodburytype, published 1875
NPG x135885

Adelina Patti, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax5570

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x76773

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x46689

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by York & Son, after  Elliott & Fry - NPG x3658

Adelina Patti

by York & Son, after Elliott & Fry
glass lantern slide, 1890s (1880s)
NPG x3658

Adelina Patti, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, published by  Charles Dickens & Evans - NPG Ax35622

Adelina Patti

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

Adelina Patti, by Jose Maria Mora - NPG x197480

Adelina Patti

by Jose Maria Mora
albumen cabinet card, 1882
NPG x197480

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