||first performed 1823
||Closing scene of Rossini's opera, Semiramide|
The closing scene of Rossini's opera, in which Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, intercepts Assur's blow intended for Arsace and dies. A production at Covent Garden Theatre, London.
||Engraving by an unnamed artist in the Illustrated London News, 22 October 1842, page 381|
||© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans|