Photograph. Photograph [6 5/8 x 9 1/8"], in frame [7 1/2 x 10"]. Inscribed by the famous American operatic baritone: "To 'Lucinda' / from her friend / David Bispham / [musical notation] Oct. 1918." General light dampstaining and rippling to the backing of the frame. Item #60239
David Bispham [1857-1921] studied under the Italian singer Giovanni Battista Lamperti, and performed at the New York Metropolitan Opera House and Covent Garden, often taking on Wagnerian roles.