Bori, Lucrezia. (1887–1960)
Signed early large format Strauss-Peyton of New York photograph of legendary lyric soprano, who has inscribed to Charles Drumheller, tenor and longtime rehearsal pianist at the Metropolitan and Chicago Lyric Opera: "To Charlie, from the other half / of the half hour. / Lucrezia Borai/ August 1924." Moderate wear and spotting to margins with one half-inch vertical tear to lower right edge, light silvering to edges of image, overall in fine condition. 11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm.).