Excellent grouping of three items from Salvini's last American tour in 1889, including (1) a fine signature "Tommaso Salvini" on a 2.25 x 3.75-inch card, Ballimora, December 14, 1889 [Ballimora Theatre, Boston], (2) a fine 6.5 x 4.25-inch cabinet card photograph depicting Salvini sitting in a chair with a serious expression on his face, Boston, circa 1889, with an elaborate Ritz and Hastings back stamp, and (3) a scarce original program, 4 pages, 6.5 x 5 inches, titled "Salvini...Farewell," issued during his very last performance in the United States, appearing in The Gladiator, March 2, , opposite the acclaimed Marie Prescott. Exceptional graphics and advertisements by some of the most prestigious New York retailers of the time. All items are in very good condition.
Italian actor who was particularly successful performing in both England and America. He is best known for his role as Othello, often appearing with Edwin Booth.