Patti, Adelina - Autograph Manuscripts (Various Options)

Superstar Italian soprano (1843-1919), considered one of the greatest opera singers of the XIX century.

Original autograph letters, typed letters, autograph notes, signature cuts, clips, cards, and album pages signed by the celebrated soprano in different sizes, lengths, and conditions (for more details please check individual descriptions).

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Autograph Letter Signed 1892

Item #: GB4407-GX214A

Autograph letter signed, written to her niece in English on embossed stationery, also sold with a typed English transcription, dated in 1892. Handwritten on four successive pages, front to back.

ALSO INCLUDED is the envelope. Size is 5 x 8 inches, top right corner of the paper is chopped off (containing no text), otherwise in excellent condition.

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$175.00 USD
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Autograph Letter Signed (I)

Item #: K0887a-F4G

Autograph letter signed by her and addressed to conductor Franco Fano as director of a magazine, announcing to him her third marriage with Baron Söderstrom. Size is 4.9 x 6.7 inches, 3 pages, in very good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1911)

Item #: K1307a-F4H

Autograph letter in English with her monogram and address as letterhead signed by her and addressed to her friend Sylvia Tarnassi, dated October 3, 1911, about her schedule. Size is 5.1 x 5.8 inches, 3 written pages in one folio, in overall very good condition.

ALSO INCLUDED is her personal unsigned business card. Size is 3.75 x 2.2 inches, some stains, in good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1898)

Item #: K1309-F4H

Autograph letter in English signed by her and dated February 15, 1898, where she mentions the decease of her husband Ernesto Nicolini a few weeks earlier (deceased on January 19, 1898). Size is 4.75 x 7.75 inches, 4 written pages in one sheet, stains over the right border, in overall very good condition.

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Autograph Text Quote

Item #: K0886-F4G

Nice text quote handwritten by the star soprano 'Learn all that there is to learn and then choose your own path' on a piece of an album page mounted on a larger album page. Total size is 7.25 x 4.6 inches, in very good condition.

ALSO INCLUDED is a small advertisement for the magazine La Famille. 1 sheet printed on both sides. Size is 3.7 x 5.5 inches, in very good condition.

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$395.00 USD
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Autograph Letter Signed (1884) & Photo

Item #: M9488-GZ018D

Autograph letter signed by her about general issues, dated August 23, 1884. Size is 4.6 x 6.5 inches, 2 written pages in one sheet.

ALSO INCLUDED is a rare modern photograph of Patti in Giovanna d'Arco (a role she performed only once). Size is 2.8 x 4.6 inches, mounting traces on verso, in very good condition.

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Autograph Text Quote (1882)

Item #: K1302-F4H

Album page with a text quote handwritten by her, dated In New York, December 28, 1882. Size is 6.75 x 8.25 inches, evident water stains, central fold, in fair condition. Transcription is ALSO INCLUDED.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1880)

Item #: K2356-GZ197E

Autograph letter in English signed by her, dated June 19, 1880, sent to a friend sharing her thoughts about her new house. Size is 3.5 x 5.25 inches, 3 written pages in one sheet, central fold, in excellent condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1903)

Item #: K1312-F4H

Autograph letter (envelope included) with the letterhead of her castle's address and her initials signed by her, dated 1903, sent to Romualdo Sapio about future artistic engagements. Size is 4.75 x 6.5 inches, 4 written pages in one folio, folds, stains, in overall very good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1895)

Item #: K1308-F4H

Autograph letter with her initials and castle's address as letterhead signed by her, about personal matters. Size is 4.9 x 7.8 inches, 3 written pages in one sheet, folds, in very good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1906)

Item #: K1306-F4H

Autograph letter with her initials and her castle's address as letterhead signed by her and dated June 19, 1906, addressed to her friend Sylvia Tarnassi, about her schedules and other personal matters. Size is 4.75 x 6.5 inches, 4 written pages in one sheet, folds, envelope included, in very good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed (1893)

Item #: M9476-GZ018D

Autograph letter in English signed by her and dated July 25, 1893, about personal matters, mentioning a recent interaction with the royalty, an upcoming concert that very day and a future trip to America. Size is 4.75 x 7.8 inches (pages 1-4), and 3.8 x 5.8 inches (pages 5-6), 6 pages in total, some missing pieces of paper, in overall very good condition.

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Autograph Personal Card

Item #: K0887-F4G

Her personal card with her third husband's name printed on it, handwritten on both sides by her. Size is 3.6 x 2.25 inches, in excellent condition.

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Autograph Text Quote & Photo

Item #: K1394-F5B

A wonderful autograph text handwritten in French by her on a piece of paper with the letterhead of her residence at the Castle Crayg-Noss (Wales) and her initials, quoting a phrase by Paul Loraine 'The Nightingale sins better in the solitude of the night than at the window of kings'. Size is 4.4 x 5.3 inches, ink with some signs of fading but still visible.

ALSO INCLUDED is an unsigned photo postcard of her in costume. Size is 3.5 x 5.25 inches, some silvering, in very good condition.

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$375.00 USD
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Autograph Text Quote Signed

Item #: K2350-GZ197E

Clip from an album page with a text quote signed by her using her second husband's last name, dated in Glasgow, 1887. The text quote 'Music is the outflow of a beautiful mind'. Size is 5.7 x 3.2 inches, stains, rust tone, in very good condition.

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Autograph Letter Signed by Marquis De Caux

Item #: K2452-C3E

His real name was Henri Roger De Cahuzac -Marquis de Caux- (1825-1889), husband to the celebrated opera singer Adelina Patti.

Autograph letter in Franch signed by him as 'M. de Caux', dated in St. Petersburg, no specific date mentioned, to a Maestro presumably regarding a staging concerning his wife, as follows: 'Before I can express any opinion on the proposals you have forwarded to me, allow me to ask you for some information which I need to have. I wanted to know which Theatre is asking for the assistance of Madame Adelina Patti, by which impresario it is exploited, if it is a particular company, or if the state has something to do with it...'.

Size is 5 x 7.9 inches, two written pages in one sheet (front and verso), folds, and some dirt smudges, in overall very good condition.

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Signature Cut (I)

Item #: K1305-F4H

Album page attached with a clip with her signature using her married last name 'Nicolini'. Total size is 6.5 x 3.7 inches, in very good condition.

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Signed Receipts & Contract

Item #: K1313-F4H

Set of 2 receipts for payments received from the British impresario Frederick Gye for performances in London in 1872 and 1874 signed by her over the revenue. Size is 4.4 x 7 inches each approximately, water damage (1872) and in excellent condition (1874).

A contract with the letterhead of Patti Concerts signed by Diego De Vivo in New York, on July 22, 1879, agreeing to provide concerts by the star soprano. Size is 8.5 x 10 inches, 1 page written on both sides, few cracks, a small hole over the upper-left border, in overall very good condition.

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Signed Personal Card

Item #: K2356a-GZ197E

Her business card with her printed name using her 2nd husband's last name signed by her and given away as a pass for a rehearsal or performance. Size is 3.6 x 2.3 inches, overall rust tone, mounting traces on verso, in very good condition.

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Signed Text Quote (1885)

Item #: K0885-F4G

Short text quote written on a card and signed by her, mounted on hard cardboard, dated in Paris, November 24, 1885. Total size is 7.5 x 5.4 inches, actual card is 4.25 x 3.5 inches, minor rust stains, otherwise in very good condition.

Quote says 'Why is music loved by everyone? Because it knows how to laugh with those who are happy and weep with those who are sad'.

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Signed Receipt Buenos Aires (1889)

Item #: K1297-F4H

A receipt in Italian mounted on hard cardboard with her signature over the fiscal stamp certifying the payment of $36000 sterling pounds for 30 performances at Politeama theater (Buenos Aires) during the season 1889. Size is 7.75 x 11.7 inches, overall rust stains, otherwise in good condition. Translation IS ALSO INCLUDED.

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$400.00 USD
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100% GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPHS. Certificate of Authenticity (CoA) on invoice.

ALL ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPHS - Hand signed. We do not sell copies or reproductions.

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