Another amazing image from the Italian artist and illustrator Fortunino Matania, showing the stage and audience during an operatic performance at Blackpool. Signed lower left, this work is in good condition having been newly reframed and mounted behind museum-quality U.V. glass. From the private estate of a commercial airline pilot who collected items and images relating to balloons and ballooning.
Measures 32.5 cm wide by 22.5 cm deep (51 cm by 43.5 cm in its frame).