Fanny Jane Davis
Born Fanny Jane Davis in New Zealand, she later took the stage name Frances Alda and was a renowned operatic soprano in Europe and America. She regularly sang with Enrico Caruso.
This photo advertises her Victor Red Seal Record, "Daddy" - sold for $1.25. She's holding a dog and her purse while standing on board a ship!
Photo courtesy the Library of Congress, Bain News Service ... show more