Framed (510 x 390mm) b/w silver gelatin print (320 x 234mm) of Marchese Marconi and Principessa Elettra Marconi Giovanelli. The double half-length portrait captures them smiling, seated close together and facing the camera. Mount signed in (faded) pen by both women at foot of portrait: “Elettra Marconi/ Maria Cristina Marconi”. Label lettered in black to reverse: “Marchese Marconi and Principessa Elettra (Giovanelli) Marconi/ Centenary of birth of Marconi/ 1974”.
Maria Cristina Marconi (1900-1994) was the radio pioneer and Nobel prize winner’s second wife, and Maria Elettra their only daughter (1930-). [ref: 1258]
Binding Framed photographic portrait
Condition Very Good