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Opera singer, actor, and radio personality Lawrence Tibbett sat at the helm of his yacht, Rhoda. Tibbett sang and performed with the Metropolitan Opera and enjoyed a very successful career on the opera stage during the 1920s and 1930s. The woman at his left is unidentified.
The "Portland Evening Express" frequently ran collage-like photo essays of celebrities gallivanting in Maine—on the water, at cottages, camps, and intown. Society columns showcased a “who’s who” of summer visitors, and often focused on celebrity participation in classic Maine pastimes like sailing and camping.
About This Item
- Title: Lawrence Tibbett aboard the "Rhoda", ca. 1925
- Creator: Portland Evening Express
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- State: ME
- Media: glass negative
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2088
- Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
- Object Type: Image
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