Fan containing musical quotation and autograph of Puccini
James Fuld Collection
This fan contains autographs of several musical figures. On the slat shown is the melody that begins the famous aria "Mi chiamano Mimì," from Act I of La Bohème, with Puccini's signature and the date, 1912. To the right is Johann Strauss, Jr.'s autograph with the first six measures of his Kaiser Waltz, along with a dedication to Fräulein Else London, the owner of the fan.