Lot 163: 8 Photographic of French Opera House
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Group of Eight Photographic Portraits of Performers at New Orleans' French Opera House, late 19th c., 7 cabinet cards of Julia D'orgy and one large albumen photograph of Henri Plain, most by Peyton's Photography Studio, New Orleans, 6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. to 17 in. x 10 1/2 in., unframed. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).