Rosa Ponselle Welcome Collage

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Rosa Ponselle Welcome Collage


1. Photograph of Rosa Ponselle in white gown with black fur and lace trim
2. Photograph close up of La Gioconda from Act III, Black & White in the "plea pose" with long braid and in jeweled head scarf and gown. Autographed by Rosa Ponselle in 1975.
3. Mishkin photograph of Rosa Ponselle in headscarf and pearls.
4. Photograph of Rosa Ponselle in black dress in front of NBC microphone. Typed notation "From General Motors Corporation, Broadway at 57th Street, New York City. A new and exclusive General Motors Concerts photograph of Rosa Ponselle, soprano of the Metropolitan Opera, who will be heard in the spectacular 'Sunset Symphony Concert' to be broadcast on Sunday, May 24 from the Hollywood Bowl at Los Angeles to herald the General Motors summer concerts series. The concert from Los Angeles will be heard over the NBC-WEAF 66-station network at the usual time of 10 to 11 P.M., EDST. For this occasion Erno Rapee, conductor of the General Motors Symphony Orchestra, will direct the Philharmonic Orchestra of Los Angeles. ####."


1. Underwood & Underwood Studios
3. R.P. Mishkin
4. General Motors Corporation
Collage created by Claire G. Weber 2017


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