"Madama Butterfly" Pocket Mirror
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Madama Butterfly Pocket Mirror
A vintage reproduction photo of Geraldine Farrar performing in a 1907 Met Opera production of Madama Butterfly graces the cover of this charming pocket mirror. Made in the USA, the 1.9” mirror is nestled inside the outer shell, measuring 2.2” in diameter overall.
A Met Opera Shop Exclusive
- 2.2” diameter
- Handmade in the USA
Puccini’s original version of Madama Butterfly premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1904. The composer was inspired to write an opera about a tragic love between a young Japanese geisha and an American Navy officer after seeing David Belasco’s play by the same name performed in London in June 1900. Puccini’s score includes many Japanese folk melodies, and is one of his most sweeping and sophisticated. It remains one of the world’s most popular operas.
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