Portrait of Ernestine Schumann-Heink. She is dressed in a white or light-colored, lace-trimmed dress with a boa draped around her right arm and falling toward the floor on her left side. A flower, possibly a rose, dangles by the stem from her right hand. She is wearing earrings and a large, decorated white or light-colored hat of a style popular in the early 1900's. She is leaning against a piece of furniture, possibly a table, and behind her is a painting or backdrop of trees and sky. The photograph is inscribed to Lois Steers.
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[inscription on front of photograph] To my beloved. dear, dear friend "Lois Steers" with all best wis [sic] Schumann Heink Chicago. Ill. Dec. 22, 1912.
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Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Contralto-Mezzo Soprano) in recital, Heilig Theatre, Saturday evening, November 11, 1916
Ernestine Schumann-Heink Recital, Heilig Theatre, March 13, 1912
Ernestine Schumann-Heink Recital, Heilig Theatre, October 24, 1913
Ernestine Schumann-Heink Recital, The Armory, January 12, 1907
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