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Actresses Collection (#6)

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Eweretta Lawrence and Miss Grace Otway

Miss Eweretta Lawrence and Miss Grace Otway in On Change - in The Theatre Magazine, February 1886. 1886

Background imageActresses Collection: Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead, (1902 - 1968), American actress of the stage and screen, at the time known as a brilliant young actress photographed as Iris Fenwick in The Green Hat a play by Michael Arlen which

Background imageActresses Collection: Dolly Sisters in Paris

Dolly Sisters in Paris
Dolly Sisters, Hungarian-American identical twin dancers and actresses. Date: 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: THEATRICAL COSTUMES / C18

THEATRICAL COSTUMES / C18
The Theatrical candidates 18th century Actors and Actresses Date: circa 1770

Background imageActresses Collection: Cymbeline and Winters Tale

Cymbeline and Winters Tale
Miss Kemble as Imogen in Cymbeline and Mrs Ward as Hermione in The Winters Tale Date: late 18th century

Background imageActresses Collection: PANTOMIME / DRURY LANE

PANTOMIME / DRURY LANE
Actors, actresses and a bemused donkey in a Pantomime at Drury Lane. Date: 1877

Background imageActresses Collection: Six Actresses in Traditional Country Girl attire - all looking like early 19th century

Six Actresses in Traditional Country Girl attire - all looking like early 19th century milkmaids! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageActresses Collection: ACTRESSES DRESSINGROOM

ACTRESSES DRESSINGROOM
Actresses doing a quick change in their dressing room, helped by their dressers Date: circa 1895

Background imageActresses Collection: Winifred Hare as Stella

Winifred Hare as Stella, perched precariously on a crescent moon, in The Silver Slipper at the Lyric Theatre in 1901. Date: 1901

Background imageActresses Collection: Malibu Beach on Roosevelt Highway - Santa Monica, California

Malibu Beach on Roosevelt Highway - Santa Monica, California
The homes of moving picture stars on Malibu Beach on Roosevelt Highway - Santa Monica, California. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageActresses Collection: Amateur theatrical Company presenting a historical review

Amateur theatrical Company presenting a historical review
A (sadly unnamed) Amateur theatrical Company presenting a historical review, operetta or pageant - the characters/roles represented include a medieval jester, an executioner

Background imageActresses Collection: Cast of the show Havana including a young Gladys Cooper

Cast of the show Havana including a young Gladys Cooper
Havana - an Edwardian musical comedy in three acts, with a book by George Grossmith, Jr. and Graham Hill, music by Leslie Stuart, lyrics by Adrian Ross and additional lyrics by George Arthurs

Background imageActresses Collection: Youthful Parisian Music Hall Revue Company

Youthful Parisian Music Hall Revue Company pose in costume for their satirical number lampooning Emile Pataud, the deeply unpopuar (at the time) Secretary to the French Union of Electricians

Background imageActresses Collection: Gloria Swanson and Michael Farmer at Juan les Pins

Gloria Swanson and Michael Farmer at Juan les Pins
Actress Gloria Swanson and her husband, Michael Farmer pictured in nautical chic at the fashionable resort of Juan Les Pins on the French Riviera. Date: 1932

Background imageActresses Collection: Carole Lombard & William Powell sailing to Honolulu

Carole Lombard & William Powell sailing to Honolulu
American actress Carole Lombard pictured on board a boat ready to set sail for Honolulu with her first husband, actor William Powell

Background imageActresses Collection: Ethel Warwick painting

Ethel Warwick painting
Ethel Warwick (1882-1951), Stage and film actress; wife of Edmund Waller, pictured at an easel painting, wearing a very artistic looking oriental cloak

Background imageActresses Collection: Suzy Kendall in Biba

Suzy Kendall in Biba
Actress Suzy Kendall wearing an Empire line Biba dress in a floral print of blue, pink and lemon on black - part of a feature on One Womans Wardrobe in London Life magazine. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: What People Are Wearing - April Olrich

What People Are Wearing - April Olrich
The actress and ballet dancer April Olrich (1933 - 2014) wearing a real fishnet top over a body stocking and Jaeger denim hipsters with tie sides. Soleless sandals as worn in South Africa. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: Edina Ronay

Edina Ronay FRSA (born 1944, Budapest, Hungary) Anglo-Hungarian fashion designer and former actress, the daughter of food critic Egon Ronay and mother of actress/writer Shebah Ronay

Background imageActresses Collection: Anna Held in her peacock gown

Anna Held in her peacock gown
Miss Anna Held, appearing in Follow Me at the Casino in New York, displaying her spectacular peacock gown with the tail spread. Date: 1917

Background imageActresses Collection: Clara Bow in her swimming pool, 1928

Clara Bow in her swimming pool, 1928
Clara Bow (1905 - 1965), American actress film star and the girl, famously, with It. pictured in the bathing pool of her Hollywood home. Date: 1928

Background imageActresses Collection: Annette Kellermann

Annette Kellermann
Annette Marie Sarah Kellerman (18861975) - Australian swimmer, film star, and writer. One of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, causing a minor scandal at the time

Background imageActresses Collection: La Milo 1913

La Milo 1913
Actress Pansy Montague, a.k.a La Milo, whose posings (as a statue) on the London stage and in various music halls around the country, provoked controversy. Date: 1913

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Daisy Markham sues Marquess of Northampton

Miss Daisy Markham sues Marquess of Northampton
Mrs Daisy Annie Moss, otherwise known as Miss Daisy Markham, actress, who successfully sued the new Marquess of Northampton for breach of promise of marriage in 1913

Background imageActresses Collection: London Life front cover - Geraldine Chaplin at Tonya

London Life front cover - Geraldine Chaplin at Tonya
Front cover of London Life magazine, 4th/10th December 1965 featuring the actress Geraldine Chaplin (born 1944), daughter of Charlie Chaplin and Oona O Neill

Background imageActresses Collection: Bensons jewellery advert featuring Joanna Lumley

Bensons jewellery advert featuring Joanna Lumley
Advertisement in the very first issue of London Life magazine, a short-lived magazine charting the social and cultural happenings of swinging sixties London

Background imageActresses Collection: Trois Cents Dinner, Paris

Trois Cents Dinner, Paris
Actors Tino Rossi (1907-1983), Mireille Balin (1909-1968), Corin Luchaire (1921-1950), Michele Morgan (1920-2016) and Marcelle Chantal (1901-1960)

Background imageActresses Collection: Fedora by Victorien Sardou - Australian actress Marie Lohr

Fedora by Victorien Sardou - Australian actress Marie Lohr
Fedora by Victorien Sardou was first produced at the Theatre du Vaudeville in Paris, 12th December 1882. The English version by Herman Merivale was first produced at the Haymarket Theatre

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Maxine Elliott & Charlie Chaplin

Tatler cover - Maxine Elliott & Charlie Chaplin
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of American-born actress Maxine Elliott with Charlie Chaplin. Date: 1919

Background imageActresses Collection: Dame Ellen Terry and her daughter Edith Ailsa Craig

Dame Ellen Terry and her daughter Edith Ailsa Craig
Dame Alice Ellen Terry (1847-1928) - English Stage Actress (left), pictured with her daughter Edith Ailsa Geraldine Craig (1869-1947) - a prolific theatre director, producer

Background imageActresses Collection: Brigitte Helm sees through herself

Brigitte Helm sees through herself
Brigitte Helm (1908-1996), German actress best known for her role in Metropolis pictured in a double portrait combining a head shot with a full body photograph. Date: 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: As You Like It, by William Shakespeare

As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, the Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton (seen here as Rosalind) 1907-8 season at His Majestys Theatre, London (they also played Othello, The Taming of the Shrew)

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Topsy Sinden

Miss Topsy Sinden
Harriet Augusta Sinden (18781950), better known as Topsy Sinden, English dancer, actress and singer. She was best known for her performances in Edwardian musical comedy and pantomime

Background imageActresses Collection: Phyllis and Zena Dare with their parents and brother Jack

Phyllis and Zena Dare with their parents and brother Jack
Phyllis Dare, English singer and actress (1890-1975) and her sister Zena Dare, English singer and actress (1887-1975) pictured with their Father (Arthur Albert Dones)

Background imageActresses Collection: At the Play, Henry Irving at The Lyceum, London

At the Play, Henry Irving at The Lyceum, London
Illustration, At the Play. On the stage of the Lyceum Theatre, London, is Henry Irving, probably in the role of Hamlet. Audience members include the Prince and Princess of Wales, Benjamin Disraeli

Background imageActresses Collection: Ginger Rogers, applying Max Factor make up

Ginger Rogers, applying Max Factor make up
Ginger Rogers (born Virginia Katherine McMath; July 16, 1911 April 25, 1995) American actress, dancer, and singer, best known for dance films in which she was partnered with Fred Astaire

Background imageActresses Collection: Maxine Elliott at Cannes, 1912

Maxine Elliott at Cannes, 1912
American actress, Maxine Elliott (1868-1940), pictured walking with a friend in Cannes in 1912. Maxine is on the right. Two decades later, she would entertain many famous figures at her Riviera home

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature, Lillie Langtry and Henrietta Hodson

Caricature, Lillie Langtry and Henrietta Hodson
Caricature, Lillie Langtry (1853-1929) and Henrietta Hodson (1841-1910) -- The best of friends must part. Hodson (referred to here as Mrs Labouchere because of her relationship with Henry Labouchere)

Background imageActresses Collection: Peggy Carlisle

Peggy Carlisle (born 1904), actress pictured at the time she was starring in Hindle Wakes. Date: 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: Lily Elsie and Bobby Howes in The Blue Train

Lily Elsie and Bobby Howes in The Blue Train
Lily Elsie and Bobby Howes in a scene from musical comedy The Blue Train, playing at the Prince of Waless Theatre in 1927 and marking a return to the stage of Lily Elsie after ten years

Background imageActresses Collection: Bowman Sisters

Bowman Sisters
The Misses Bowman, quartette of sisters: Nellie, Empsie, Isa and Maggie. Date: 1904

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler front cover of Lady de Bathe (Lillie Langtry)

Tatler front cover of Lady de Bathe (Lillie Langtry)
Tatler front cover showing Lady de Bathe, Lillie Langtry, by name of Emilie Charlotte, Lady de Bathe, n饠 Le Breton, also called (187497) Emilie Charlotte Langtry (born Oct)

Background imageActresses Collection: Photo of Ellen Terry and Mr James Carew in the Tatler

Photo of Ellen Terry and Mr James Carew in the Tatler
Black and white full page photograph of Ellen Terry and her husband James Carew at home in Kent, in the Tatler of 10th November 1909

Background imageActresses Collection: Actors performing, Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall

Actors performing, Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall
Actors performing to an audience at the open air Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall. The production was The Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert and Sullivan. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageActresses Collection: Isabel Jeans - the subtle art of vamping

Isabel Jeans - the subtle art of vamping
Isabel Jeans (1891 1985), British actress of stage and screen pictured at the time she was appearing in a play, Cobra, at the Garrick Theatre in London in which she played a wife intent on seducing

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Rosie Boote - the Marchioness of Headfort

Miss Rosie Boote - the Marchioness of Headfort
The Marchioness of Headfort, formerly known to playgoers as Miss Rose (Rosie) Boote of the Gaiety Theatre, London. She married the Marquess in April 1901, and her son became the Earl of Bective

Background imageActresses Collection: What People Are Wearing - Eva Bartok

What People Are Wearing - Eva Bartok
The Budapest-born actress Eva Bartok (1927 - 1998) wearing a red and gold dress which she designed herself and had made up in Indian sari material. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler front cover - Julia Lockwood

Tatler front cover - Julia Lockwood
Front cover of The Tatler featuring Julia Lockwood, 23-year-old actress daughter of Margaret Lockwood, seated on a high stool studying a script. Date: 1965



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