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Central Park with Majestic Hotel & Dakota Ap. N.Y. City. A bridge over the lake in Central Park. Color Print. Stamped and Franked.. Sent to New York

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Caruso loved to draw for his own pleasure. His caricatures of friends and other singers were first published in 1906, though this later collection dates to 1951. He was said to “throw off [the sketches] as easily as his mellifluous notes.” He…

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Enrico Caruso performed as Canio in Il Pagliacci the night this picture was made. As Canio, he played his signature role, a man betrayed by his beloved wife who must perform despite his pain. His ability to be both the entertainer and the tragedian…

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Enrico Caruso joked around during a family vacation in the Hamptons shortly before his death in 1921. The humor evident in Caruso’s anecdotes matches the humor often demonstrated in the cards.

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Enrico Caruso's image was used on his Victor record albums. Caruso’s huge popularity in the U.S. and Europe came in part from these recordings, beginning in 1904. Caruso's work with Victor showed surprising business acumen given his lack of formal…

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In 1901, Caruso’s lover Ada Balducci used this postcard as a quick, easy way to send a message and update, as we use text messages, Snapchat, and Twitter today. The "women and fashion" section of the collection speaks to images of women in popular…

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When Barioletti drew a couple on the front of this postcard in 1905, he was using the only space available on which to write a message. Before 1907, messages were not allowed by law on the address side of postcards. The word postcard comes from U.S.…

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This card was sent from Enrico Caruso to Miss Izora O. Hunter. The card shows a self-caricature of Caruso, who was well known for his talent as a caricaturist. He published weekly illustrations in an Italian language newspaper for many years while he…

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This card was sent from Filippo Galante to Enrico Caruso in 1903. The miscellaneous category of cards, to which this card belongs, represent the oddities among the cards. They depict children playing with a tea set or the seedy side of "Le Notte." …

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This landscape postcard was sent to Enrico Caruso by his common law wife, Ada Giachetti, in 1900. "Landscape and flower" postcards show rustic country sides, leafy orchards and bouquet after bouquet of flowers. These images tend to evoke the romance…
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