34 of 55 portraits of Adelina Patti
by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen cabinet card, 1874
5 3/8 in. x 3 7/8 in. (137 mm x 97 mm) image size
Sitterback to top
- Adelina Patti (1843-1919), Singer; sister of Carlotta Patti. Sitter associated with 55 portraits.
Artistback to top
- John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901), Photographer. Artist associated with 506 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, Sussex (photographer's studio, 91 King's Road, Brighton)
Events of 1874back to top
Current affairsDisraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time, winning the general election and giving the Conservative party its first absolute majority since the 1840s.
Professional opportunities for women develop, with the opening of the London School of Economics to women, the foundation of the London School of Medicine for Women and the Women's Protective and Provident League.