New Zealand composer Alfred Hill's opera A Moorish maid premiered in Auckland on 26 June 1906 and launched the singing career of soprano Rosina Buckman. It ran for a week to full houses and was also staged in Wellington and Sydney. This is the first-night crowd at His Majesty's Theatre in Auckland.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Alexander Turnbull Library
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.