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Family Papers. Marchesi, Mathilde, 1821-1913.

Title
Family Papers. Marchesi, Mathilde, 1821-1913.
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS 2647
Date Range
1869 - 1945
Description

Descriptive list available (5 p.) under the title Baron Podhragy Collection.
Letters, photographs, press cuttings 1887-1889 programmes, printed material, and other papers of Mathilde, Blanche and Salvatore Marchesi and Leopold Podhragy. Most of the material dates from the period of the family's association with Dame Nellie Melba and contains 54 letters to family members by Melba, as well as a printed text of an address given by Melba in 1911, photographs, and the original programme of Melba's farewell performance, 1926 June 8. Also includes a typescript entitled "Melba Garcia and the Marchesis: a souvenir of by-gone times" by Leopold Podhragy, and a scrapbook of Mathilde Marchesi, 1887-1889 about her school and pupils.

Quantity
0.13 m
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