Mlle Caroline as Columbine – Single Greeting Card

$3.80

Perfect for birthdays and thank you messages, this greeting card depicts the Paris Opera’s Caroline Lassiat playfully dressed as Columbine. Did you know that Columbines often featured in Victorian Christmas pantomimes. We think that makes her an excellent card for sending Christmas wishes too!

Caroline Lassiat entered the Paris Opera Ballet in 1830 at the age of ten, and later danced under the name Mme Dominique-Venettozza. After her stage career, Caroline became a leading teacher, counting many of the Paris Opera Ballet’s most celebrated dancers among her students, including Emma Livry, Giuseppina Bozzacchi (the first Coppelia) and Rita Sangalli.

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Card and envelope in cellophane bag
Blank inside, 115mm x 180mm
Illustration by Alexandre Lacauchie, c.1852