8 pp. Ca. 266 x 215 mm. Dated [London,] May 19, ca. 1899. Managing director, J[oseph] Comyns Carr (1849-1916).
Slightly worn, soiled and stained; unevenly trimmed at lower margin.
One of the most fluent and expressive actresses of her day, Duse became a great intrepreter of heroines in the plays of Gabriele D'Annunzio and Henrik Ibsen. She was particularly renowned for "creating afresh every role she played and was different in each of them." Alois M. Nagler in Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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