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  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Traeger, Tessa, born 1938 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Toned gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1001, box A

Physical description

A photograph depicting Rosa Mannion as Pamina in Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)


1996 (made)


Traeger, Tessa, born 1938 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Toned gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed in pencil 'Tessa Traeger' and dated 'February 1996'


Height: 24.5 cm Image size, Width: 20.6 cm Image size, Height: 40 cm Sheet size, Width: 30.3 cm Sheet size

Object history note

Rosa Mannion is wearing a dress of blue microfibre based on an original in the photographs of Lady Hawarden. The dress was designed by Patrick Knimouth for his production of Mozart's The Magic Flute at the Festival of Aix-en-Provence in 1996.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Tessa Traeger, depicting Rosa Mannion as Pamina in The Magic Flute, gelatin-silver print, Great Britain, 1996

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted



Photographs; Theatre; Entertainment & Leisure; Music


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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