Past Images of the Month - November 2017

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Fanny Persiani as Lucia in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.  Watercolour by Alfred Edward Chalon (1780-1860). [c.1838].  Royal College of Music Collection / ArenaPAL. Libretto for the London premiere of Lucia di Lammermoor , Her Majesty's Theatre, 1838. Persiani as Lucia on the title page of an English edition of an extract from the opera, London, [c.1839]. © Trustees of the British Museum. Libretto for performance Pietro l'Eremita, Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1842. Persiani as Adina in L'Elisir d'Amore. Lithograph by Rigo Frères after Alexandre Lacauchie.  Plate to Galerie des Artistes Gramatiques de Paris.  Paris, 1841. Text accompanying the preceding image. Flyer for a concert at the Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden on 13th June 1849.