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Studio portrait of a woman wearing a hat with netting. She appears to be wearing a coat or collar with fur. Inscribed on front: "To Mr. Mortensen / Best Wishes / Carmela Ponselle / 1933" Embossed on front: "Carlo Edwards / New York".
Connecticut Historical Society
Title supplied by cataloger. Note: Carmela Ponselle was a mezzo soprano and sang off and on with the Metropolitan Opera during the 1920s and 1930s. She and her sister Rosa Ponselle, also an opera singer were born and raised in Meridan, Conn.
Opera singersPonselle, Carmela, 1892-1977
Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from The Graphics Collection, The Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.
Accession number: 2003.31.108