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Item 17270

Madame Lillian Nordica portrait, 1878

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: circa 1878

Location: Farmington; London

Media: oil on canvas

Item 17282

Lillian Nordica as Violetta

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: circa 1888

Location: Farmington; San Francisco

Media: Photographic print

Item 17285

Norton Family Reunion, Farmington

Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association

Date: 1911

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

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Lillian Nordica as Valentine, 1887

Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


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Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

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Lillian Nordica on Coca-Cola Tray

Nordica Memorial Association

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Interior of Building of the Arts Program, 1907

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor

… program with various pieces performed by American soprano Emma Eames, and baritone singer Emelio de Gogorza.

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Harness racing at the Bass Park, Bangor, ca. 1915

Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

… Comets, Ameltia Galli Curci was, a very famous soprano, and Percy Grainger, a very famous composer.