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Actresses Collection (#7)

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

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Mabel Love

Miss Mabel Love
Mabel Love (1874-1953), popular actress and professional beauty posing in a signed photograph, Date: 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: Some leading Actresses of the late Victorian era

Some leading Actresses of the late Victorian era. (from top left, going clockwise): Miss Alice Atherton (1854-1899), Miss V

Background imageActresses Collection: Regine Flory in The Passing Show by George Barbier

Regine Flory in The Passing Show by George Barbier
La Marchande de Masques. Regine Flory in The Passing Show, the popular revue at the Palace Theatre in 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: Premiere of Pygmalion in London, 1914

Premiere of Pygmalion in London, 1914
Front cover of The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News reporting on the premier in London of a new play, Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw with Mrs Patrick Campbell in the role of Eliza Doolittle

Background imageActresses Collection: Camille Clifford

Camille Clifford (1885 - 1971), Belgian-born stage actress and the most famous model for the " Gibson Girl" illustrations, drawn by Charles Dana Gibson, who married the Hon

Background imageActresses Collection: Suffragette Play An Allegory Vera Wentworth

Suffragette Play An Allegory Vera Wentworth. A one-act play, An Allegory was published in 1913, by the Actresses Franchise League

Background imageActresses Collection: Vesta Tilley - final performance with Dame Ellen Terry

Vesta Tilley - final performance with Dame Ellen Terry
Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), born Matilda Alice Powles, later Lady de Frece, music hall actress whose speciality was male impersonations

Background imageActresses Collection: Vesta Tilley in her wig

Vesta Tilley in her wig
Miss Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), born Matilda Alice Powles, later Lady de Frece, music hall entertainer and variety artiste, best known for her male impersonations

Background imageActresses Collection: Vesta Tilley in pantomime at Drury Lane

Vesta Tilley in pantomime at Drury Lane
Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), born Matilda Alice Powles, later Lady de Frece, music hall actress whose speciality was male impersonations

Background imageActresses Collection: Maxine Elliott

Maxine Elliott (1868 - 1940), American actress, reputed lover of J. P. Morgan and later, the New Zealand tennis player, Anthony Wilding who was killed in 1915

Background imageActresses Collection: Isobel Elsom with Tou Tou

Isobel Elsom with Tou Tou
English Actress, Isobel Elsom (1893-1981), pictured in 1917 when she was about to star as Wendy in a new staging of Peter Pan at the New Theatre London in December 1917

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Anna Ludmilla and Jack Dempsey

Tatler cover - Anna Ludmilla and Jack Dempsey
Georges Carpentier (1894-1975), French boxer, pictured on the front cover of The Tatler with his dance partner, actress Anna Ludmilla

Background imageActresses Collection: The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux in New York

The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux in New York
The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux, staged in New York, featured a number of well-known actresses including Ethel Barrymore as Liberty, Billie Burke as Humanity and Irene Castle as France

Background imageActresses Collection: Irene Vernon Castle

Irene Vernon Castle
IRENE CASTLE (nee FOOTE) Dancer, with her husband Vernon Castle known as Americas Dancing Sweethearts ; they were also in films. Date: 1917

Background imageActresses Collection: Sale at Selfridges in aid of Belgian refugees

Sale at Selfridges in aid of Belgian refugees
Famous actors and actresses selling chocolate in Selfridges department store on Oxford Street, London, to raise funds for King Alberts Belgium Relief Fund during World War One

Background imageActresses Collection: Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard in Her Cardboard Lover

Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard in Her Cardboard Lover
Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard appearing in in Her Cardboard Lover at the Lyric Theatre, London in 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageActresses Collection: Joan Bourdelle as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Joan Bourdelle as Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Miss Jean Bourdelle as Lorelei Lee (that most perfect lady) in the stage adaptation of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos. The role was later played by Marilyn Monroe in the film version

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler front cover, 1963 featuring Tracy Reed

Tatler front cover, 1963 featuring Tracy Reed
Front cover of The Tatler featuring Tracy Reed born Clare Tracy Compton Pelissier, in 1942, the daughter of the director Anthony Pelissier and the actress Penelope Dudley-Ward

Background imageActresses Collection: Lady Inverclyde by Madame Yevonde

Lady Inverclyde by Madame Yevonde
June Howard (nÚÑáTripp), Lady Inverclyde (circa 1900-1985), Actress; second wife of 4th Baron Inverclyde. Pictured with her spaniel wearing a brimless hat in which she has pinned a brooch in

Background imageActresses Collection: Cinderella Flyer for the Theatre Royal in Huddersfield

Cinderella Flyer for the Theatre Royal in Huddersfield
Cinderella. Page three of an eight page flyer for the Theatre Royal in Huddersfield on 24th December 1930. Here we see photos of the three stars, Rosa Stoakes as Cinderella

Background imageActresses Collection: Cinderella starring Iris Hoey

Cinderella starring Iris Hoey
Cinderella flyer promoting a production at the Lyceum Theatre. The photos, from the left, are of Simeta (sic) Marsden as Dandini

Background imageActresses Collection: Amateur theatre performance, The Pyjama Game

Amateur theatre performance, The Pyjama Game. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageActresses Collection: Theatre Rotto, Sancreed Village Hall, Penzance, Cornwall

Theatre Rotto, Sancreed Village Hall, Penzance, Cornwall
Theatre Rotto in action, Sancreed Village Hall, Sancreed, near Penzance, Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageActresses Collection: Street theatre on the beach, St Ives, Cornwall

Street theatre on the beach, St Ives, Cornwall -- five actors (male and female) from the National Theatre Company, Bath, in teeshirts and miniskirts holding boxes of Kelloggs Cornflakes

Background imageActresses Collection: Actors performing in The Land of Hearts Desire

Actors performing in The Land of Hearts Desire
Miss Winifred Fraser, as Maire Bruin, and Miss Dorothy Paget, as a fairy child, performing in The Land of Hearts Desire, by William Butler Yeats. Date: 1894

Background imageActresses Collection: Portrait, Catherine Lewis, comedy actress

Portrait, Catherine Lewis, comedy actress
Portrait of Catherine Lewis (1853?-1942), British-born American comic opera actress and singer, seen here in the costume of a midshipman. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageActresses Collection: Betty Balfour at Antibes, French Riviera

Betty Balfour at Antibes, French Riviera
The famous English film actress, Betty Balfour, pictured standing on a table playing a banjo at Juan-les-Pins on the French Riviera. Date: 1928

Background imageActresses Collection: Dorothy Grimston in The Golden Silence

Dorothy Grimston in The Golden Silence
Dorothy Grimston (1880-1962), actress daughter of Madge Kendall, pictured in The Golden Silence playing at the Garrick Theatre in 1903

Background imageActresses Collection: George postcard with actresses including Dare Sisters

George postcard with actresses including Dare Sisters
George multiview postcard with actresses including the Dare Sisters, Phyllis and Zena. Date: circa 1905

Background imageActresses Collection: Kitty Loftus

Kitty Loftus (1867-1927) English actress and singer. 1899

Background imageActresses Collection: The Belle of Mayfair, by Brookfield and Hamilton

The Belle of Mayfair, by Brookfield and Hamilton
The Belle of Mayfair, a musical comedy by Charles H E Brookfield and Cosmo Hamilton, with lyrics by George Arthurs and music by Leslie Stuart

Background imageActresses Collection: The Beauty of Bath, by Hicks and Hamilton

The Beauty of Bath, by Hicks and Hamilton
The Beauty of Bath by Seymour Hicks and Cosmo Hamilton, with music by H E Haines, George Dances Company. First produced at the Aldwych Theatre, London, March 1906

Background imageActresses Collection: At A Stepmothers Mercy, by Ward Bailey

At A Stepmothers Mercy, by Ward Bailey, first produced at the Metropolitan Theatre, Manchester, March 1916. In the mill at Dead Mans Pool, Barbara Holcroft attacks her stepdaughter

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Alister Macdonald and Mary Pickford

Tatler cover - Alister Macdonald and Mary Pickford
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a photograph of Alister Macdonald, eldest son of British Prime Minister, Ramsay Macdonald and an architect by profession, pictured with film star, Mary Pickford

Background imageActresses Collection: Company playing in the Elixir of Youth, 1899

Company playing in the Elixir of Youth, 1899
The merry company playing in the Elixir of Youth at the Vaudeville Theatre, striking a number of jolly or comic poses. Date: 1899

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Dolores del Rio

Tatler cover - Dolores del Rio
Front cover of The Tatler featuring the Mexican-born United States-based film, television and stage actress Dolores del Rio (1904-1983)



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