|A carte-de-visite portrait of the bass-baritone Edouard Gassier (1823-1871).
Gassier made his debut in London at the Theatre Royal in 1855. He first appeared in the United States in 1858.
His wife, Madame Josefa Gassier, was a celebrated soprano.
Edouard Gassier died of yellow fever in Havana on 15 December 1871 (some sources say 18 December).
Photographed by John Mayall of London and Brighton.
condition: The print presents a few small imperfections in the area of the background and
a slight loss of tone along its right-hand edge but is otherwise in excellent condition. The
mount is firm and very clean, with crisp edges and sharp corners.
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