|This real photo post card depicts a scene from Léo Delibes' opera Lakmé. This opera set in 19th Century India follows the tragic love affair
between the Indian priestess Lakmé and the British officer Gérald. The opera was based upon the novel by Frenchman Pierre Loti.
Here two unidentified performers in the leading roles of Lakmé and Gérald. The opera is probably best know for the famous Sous le dôme épais
or Flower Duet.
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E.L.D. - Photographer