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Actresses Collection (#8)

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)

Background imageActresses Collection: Actors in historical costume

Actors in historical costume in a scene from Shakespeare. circa 1962

Background imageActresses Collection: Adrian Brunel, film director, with female cast members

Adrian Brunel, film director, with female cast members
Adrian Brunel (1892-1958), English film director and screenwriter, with female cast members for the film The First of the Few. 1942

Background imageActresses Collection: Frances Kelly

Frances Kelly
Frances " Fanny" Kelly (1790-1882), immensely talented and popular Irish actress, appeared mostly at Drury Lane for 36 years with undiminished acclaim, renowned for comedy roles. Date: 1846

Background imageActresses Collection: Christmas Greetings - Emmy Wehlen

Christmas Greetings - Emmy Wehlen
Front cover photograph from The Sketch magazine featuring actress Emmy Whelan in a snow covered photographic studio posing underneath the word Greetngs. Date: 1909

Background imageActresses Collection: Elsie Janis working on the land, WWI

Elsie Janis working on the land, WWI
American actress, Elsie Janis posing for a picture looking very fetching in a land workers outfit during the First World War

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

At the Play, Henry Irving at The Lyceum, London (key)
Illustration, At the Play (key). On the stage of the Lyceum Theatre, London, is Henry Irving, probably in the role of Hamlet

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Mrs Patrick Campbell

Tatler cover - Mrs Patrick Campbell
Beatrice Stella Campbell (nee Tanner), 1865-1940, stage name Mrs Patrick Campbell, pictured on the front cover of The Tatler at the time she was appearing in The Joy of Living at the New Theatre

Background imageActresses Collection: Diana Wynyard and Ralph Richardson in The Silent Knight

Diana Wynyard and Ralph Richardson in The Silent Knight
Diana Wynyard and Ralph Richardson pictured in a scene in Humbert Wolfes play, The Silent Knight, playing at St. Jamess Theatre in December 1937. Date: 1937

Background imageActresses Collection: Gordon Selfridge and Anna May Wong

Gordon Selfridge and Anna May Wong
Retail supremo, F. Gordon Selfridge, founder of London department store, Selfridges, pictured with American-born Chinese film star, Anna May Wong

Background imageActresses Collection: Una Merkel, MGM star, applying Max Factor make up

Una Merkel, MGM star, applying Max Factor make up
Una Merkel (December 10, 1903 January 2, 1986) was an American stage, film and television actress. Pictured in applying Max Factors eyebrow pencil in a promotional booklet for the cosmetics company

Background imageActresses Collection: Norma and Constance Talmadge - American actresses

Norma and Constance Talmadge - American actresses
Norma Talmadge(1894-1957), American actress and film producer of the silent era and her younger sister Constance Talmadge (1898-1973), also a silent movie star. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageActresses Collection: Dora Bryan at a party

Dora Bryan at a party
Actress Dora Bryan (1923-2014), " the dolly of Drury Lane", laughs with a guest at a party she was throwing, backstage at the Theatre Royal

Background imageActresses Collection: Wylie-Tate Revue The Peep Show at the Hippodrome

Wylie-Tate Revue The Peep Show at the Hippodrome
Scenes and Stars of the Wylie-Tate Revue The Peep Show at the Hippodrome, London. 1921

Background imageActresses Collection: Malcolm Todd and Mlle Jusjane, film stars

Malcolm Todd and Mlle Jusjane, film stars, relaxing at the Venice Lido, Italy. 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: Mr and Mrs Claud Allister reading The Tatler

Mr and Mrs Claud Allister reading The Tatler
Claud Allister and his wife (Barbara Fisher) pictured reading The Tatler magazine. Date: 1931

Background imageActresses Collection: Phyllis and Zena Dare roller skating at Olympia

Phyllis and Zena Dare roller skating at Olympia
Actress sisters Phyllis and Zena Dare pictured on roller skates on the rink at Olympia at a time when roller skating was all the rage. Date: 1910

Background imageActresses Collection: Chinese Actresses taking part in a traditional play

Chinese Actresses taking part in a traditional play
Three Chinese Actresses taking part in a traditional play. Date: circa 1906

Background imageActresses Collection: Cartoon, behind the scenes in a theatre

Cartoon, behind the scenes in a theatre -- A member of the audience who likes to go behind the scenes and chat up the actresses. 1880

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature of the actress Dame Genevieve Ward

Caricature of the actress Dame Genevieve Ward
Caricature of the American-born British soprano and actress Dame Genevieve Ward (1837-1922). 1880

Background imageActresses Collection: Cartoon, scene outside the Avenue Theatre, London

Cartoon, scene outside the Avenue Theatre, London
Cartoon, scene outside the recently opened Avenue Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London -- Burked! Referring to the lessee, Edmund Burke

Background imageActresses Collection: Henry Irving and Ellen Terry in The Belles Stratagem

Henry Irving and Ellen Terry in The Belles Stratagem
Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, actors of the Lyceum Theatre, dancing in 18th century costume in a production of The Belles Stratagem, a play by Hannah Cowley

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature of Lillie Langtry, actress and producer

Caricature of Lillie Langtry, actress and producer
Caricature of Lillie Langtry (Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, 1853-1929), actress and producer. Seen here entering the Haymarket Theatre, London, by the Stage Door for her debut public appearance

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature of the actress Miss Connie Gilchrist

Caricature of the actress Miss Connie Gilchrist
Caricature of the actress, dancer and singer Miss Connie Gilchrist -- Libby Dear. She played the role of Libby Ray in Benjamin Edward Woolfs comic opera The Mighty Dollar

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature of the actress Miss Clara Jecks

Caricature of the actress Miss Clara Jecks
Caricature of the English actress and singer Miss Clara Jecks -- A Bar Belle. circa 1880s

Background imageActresses Collection: Lilian and Dorothy Gish

Lilian and Dorothy Gish American actresses and sisters - they both appeared in early silent movies

Background imageActresses Collection: Phyllis and Zena Dare

Phyllis and Zena Dare, Actresses and sisters: Zena (top), Phyllis (below) Date: 1907

Background imageActresses Collection: Janet Achurch / Photo

Janet Achurch / Photo
JANET ACHURCH English actress, specialising in Shakespeare, Ibsen and Shaw Date: 1864 - 1916

Background imageActresses Collection: Female Types / Dene Sister

Female Types / Dene Sister
Four beautiful Victorian women: the Dene sisters, actresses. Date: late 19th century

Background imageActresses Collection: Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden

Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden
The caf頤 ancer as society bride - American actress Tallulah Bankhead, a sensation on the London stage in the 1920s, as Toni Lebrun in the play, Garden of Eden at the Lyric Theatre in 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: Celia Glyn

Celia Glyn, a minor actress appearing in a revue, Whitebirds at His Majestys Theatre in 1927, posing in profile with a white sheet draped around her. Date: 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Edith Day at Rose Marie at Drury Lane

Miss Edith Day at Rose Marie at Drury Lane
Edith Day (April 10, 1896 May 1, 1971), American actress and singer best known for her roles in Edwardian musical comedies and operettas, first on Broadway and then in Londons West End

Background imageActresses Collection: Marie Lloyd in the Tatler - The Darling of the Gods

Marie Lloyd in the Tatler - The Darling of the Gods
Photograph from the Tatler of 20th October 1909 of Marie Lloyd, singer, comedienne and music-hall star riding in an open topped carriage, smiling broadly

Background imageActresses Collection: Illustration of Marie Tempest in the Tatler

Illustration of Marie Tempest in the Tatler
Black and white illustration in the Tatler of 22nd December 1909 of popular actress Marie Tempest modelling a novel fancy dress idea as part of an article entitled The Highway of Fashion

Background imageActresses Collection: Front cover of the Tatler - Miss Lily Elsie

Front cover of the Tatler - Miss Lily Elsie
Black and white full page cover photograph from the Tatler of 10th November 1909 of Miss Lily Elsie celebrating her current show at Dalys theatre in the Dollar Princess

Background imageActresses Collection: A Womans Past

A Womans Past
Promotional postcard for A Womans Past, starring popular actress Maisie Hanbury. Touring to Public Hall, Woking, 14th December 1903. Date: 1903

Background imageActresses Collection: Winnie Brooke, Widow

Winnie Brooke, Widow
Promotional postcard for Winnie Brooke, Widow, first performed at the Criterion Theatre, London in 1905. A musical comedy starring popular actress Ada Reeve who also co-produced the play

Background imageActresses Collection: Whiteoaks by Mazo de la Roche

Whiteoaks by Mazo de la Roche
Promotional flyer for Whiteoaks by Mazo de la Roche from his famous Canadian story. First produced Little Theatre, 14th April 1936. Touring flyer

Background imageActresses Collection: Ruth Vincent

Ruth Vincent
Promotional postcard for Ruth Vincent, the star of Veronique is now starring at the Queens Hall, as advertised on this flyer as The Famous Operatic Star

Background imageActresses Collection: The Truth by Clyde Fitch

The Truth by Clyde Fitch
Promotional postcard for The Truth by Clyde Fitch. First produced in England at the Comedy Theatre, 6th April 1907. Celebrated actress and singer Decima Moore, pictured

Background imageActresses Collection: Shakespearean Repertoire

Shakespearean Repertoire
Promotional postcard for Florence Glossop-Harriss Shakespearean Repertoire. Florence Glossop-Harris, daughter of the Drury Lane impresario, Sir Augustus Harris

Background imageActresses Collection: Shadows of a Great City by J Jefferson & L R Sherwell

Shadows of a Great City by J Jefferson & L R Sherwell
Promotional postcard for Shadows of a Great City by Joseph Jefferson and L. R. Sherwell. First produced in England at the Princesss Theatre



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