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Madame Celeste as The Princess Katherine, Act V, scene ii

Madame Celeste as The Princess Katherine, Act V, scene ii

Madame Celeste of Celeste Elliott was born in Paris August 16, 1814. Entered the classes of the Academy of Music in that city as a child, and at the age of fifteen commenced an engagement in the United States where she subsequently married Mr. Elliott. She first appeared on the English stage in 1830 at Liverpool as Fenella in 'Masaniello' and the same year appeared at Drury Lane Theatre in the ballet of 'La Bayadere.'

Information source: Pascoe, Charles Eyre. Our actors and actresses. The dramatic list., 1880

Link to the google book - http://books.google.com/books?id=jm0BAAAAQAAJ&dq=Madame+Celeste+stage+actress&source=gbs_navlinks_s

Image Source: Circulating Collection, Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia. Subject: King Henry V -- Shakespeare.

Original Source: Engraved by Hollis from a Daguerreotype by Mayall. John Tallis & Company, London & New York.

 

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