A carte-de-visite portrait of the leading Italian tenor Italo Campanini (1845-1896), whose career reached its height in London in the 1870s and in New York in the 1880s and 1890s.
For further biographical information see his extensive Wikipedia entry.
Photographed by the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company.
condition: The print presents a small amount of spotting and a few small black marks, most
noticeably one in the area of the background just above the sitter’s head. There is also a slight
loss of tone towards the upper left-hand corner of the print. The mount presents a couple of small
marks on its reverse but is otherwise clean, firm and solid.
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