[ 'Alberto Tomasini' (Anlon Young), Canadian baritone. ] Autograph Signature ('Tomasini') on inscription to postcard portrait carrying 'Press Comments'.

'Alfredo Tomasini', stage name of Anlon Young (b.1895), Canadian baritone
Publication details: 
No place or date. The inscription dated 28 February 1937.
SKU: 20183

Printed in black ink on both sides of a 13.5 x 8.5 cm postcard. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. Inscription reads: 'To F J Watt. | With best wishes | Tomasini | Feb 29/37'. The inscription is written on the photographic portrait of 'ALFREDO TOMASINI' (head and shoulders shot in suit and tie, looking dreamily upwards), which is captioned: '(Canadian baritone,) for the past nine years has been singing leading roles in the principal Opera Houses of Italy; Covent Garden, London; State Opera Houses of Finland, Latvia, and Estonia; and the Royal Opera House, Malta. (Chicago,) French & Italian Opera Coy. of America. N.B.C. & Columbia Networks. B.B.C. Celebrity Concerts.' The word 'Address:-' is written below the caption, with blank space beneath, indicating that the card was used by Tomasini for advertising purposes. On the reverse of the card are nine 'PRESS COMMENTS . . .', from newspapers in London, Milan, Malta, Finland, Latvia and Estonia.