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Actresses Collection (#9)

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

Background imageActresses Collection: Remnant by Michael Morton

Remnant by Michael Morton
Promotional postcard for Remnant by Michael Morton. First produced at the Royalty Theatre, 3rd March 1917. Set in 1840s Paris

Background imageActresses Collection: The Real Thing by Catherine Chisholm Cushing

The Real Thing by Catherine Chisholm Cushing
Promotional postcard for The Real Thing by Catherine Chisholm Cushing. First produced at the Apollo Theatre, Atlantic City 24th July and Maxine Elliotts Theatre, New York

Background imageActresses Collection: The Prodigal Son by E N Willett

The Prodigal Son by E N Willett
Promotional postcard for The Prodigal Son by E. N. Willett; music F. C. Nicholls. First produced at the Domestic Mission, Liverpool, 18th March 1896. Actress Maud Western is shown as Dick

Background imageActresses Collection: Evelyn Laye as Cleopatra at Dalys Theatre

Evelyn Laye as Cleopatra at Dalys Theatre
English actress Evelyn Laye (1900-1996), pictured in the role of Cleopatra at Dalys Theatre in 1925. Date: 1925

Background imageActresses Collection: Mrs Pomeroys Reputation by Horace A Vachell & Thomas Cobb

Mrs Pomeroys Reputation by Horace A Vachell & Thomas Cobb
Promotional postcard for Mrs Pomeroys Reputation by Horace Annesely Vachell and Thomas Cobb. First produced at the Kings Theatre, Hammersmith, 9th April and Queens Theatre, 4th July 1917

Background imageActresses Collection: Mrs Dot by W Somerset Maugham

Mrs Dot by W Somerset Maugham
Promotional postcard for Mrs Dot by W. Somerset Maugham. First produced Comedy Theatre, 27th April 1908. The photo shows Decima Moore in the title part

Background imageActresses Collection: Gaby Deslys in Vera Violetta

Gaby Deslys in Vera Violetta
Gaby Deslys (1884 - 1920), French actress, music hall artiste and sometime lover of King Manuel II of Portugal, pictured in 1912 when she was appearing in Vera Violetta at the Winter Garden Theatre

Background imageActresses Collection: Tatler cover - Maud Cressall as the Fairy Queen

Tatler cover - Maud Cressall as the Fairy Queen
Front cover of The Tatler featuring a portrait of actress Maud Cressall (1886-1962) in the role of the Fairy Queen for the play

Background imageActresses Collection: Her Past by Frederick Jackson

Her Past by Frederick Jackson
Promotional postcard for Her Past by Frederick Jackson. First produced at the Hippodrome, Lewisham, 226th November 1928 and at the Shaftesbury Theatre, 23rd January 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: Lena Ashwell

Lena Ashwell, OBE(28 September 187213 March 1957), British actress and actor-manager, known as the first to organize large-scale entertainment for troops at the front

Background imageActresses Collection: The Young Person in Pink by Gertrude E Jennings

The Young Person in Pink by Gertrude E Jennings
Outer pages of a promotional flyer for The Young Person in Pink by Gertrude E. Jennings. First produced Prince of Wales Theatre, 10th February (matinee) and Haymarket Theatre, 29th March 1920

Background imageActresses Collection: The Garden of Eden by Bernauer and Oesterreicher

The Garden of Eden by Bernauer and Oesterreicher
The Garden of Eden by R. Bernauer and R. Oesterreicher; English version by Avery Hopwood. First produced Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh on 23rd May and the Lyric Theatre, 30th May 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: The Street SInger by Frederick Lonsdale

The Street SInger by Frederick Lonsdale
Promotional postcard for The Street Singer by Frederick Lonsdale; music H. Fraser-Simson First produced Prince of Wales Theatre, Birmingham, 4th February and Lyric Theatre, 27th June 1924

Background imageActresses Collection: Push and Go revue by Albert de Courbille & F W Mark

Push and Go revue by Albert de Courbille & F W Mark
Interior pages of promotional flyer for Push and Go revue by Albert de Courbille & F. W. Mark; music Herman Darewski. First produced London Hippodrome, 10th May 1915

Background imageActresses Collection: Vietnam - Group of Actresses - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Vietnam - Group of Actresses - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
A delightfully hand-tinted postcard showing a group of Traditional Vietnamese Actresses - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Date: circa 1909

Background imageActresses Collection: Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton

Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton
Theatrical couple, Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton, at the time they departed the UK for a tour of Australia. Date: 1912

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Ellis Jeffreys (the Hon. Mrs Frederick Curzon)

Miss Ellis Jeffreys (the Hon. Mrs Frederick Curzon)
Minnie Gertrude Ellis Jeffreys (12 May 1868 21 January 1943) English actress born in Colombo (Sri Lanka), the daughter of Captain Dodsworth Jeffreys

Background imageActresses Collection: What People Are Wearing - Gabby Vargas

What People Are Wearing - Gabby Vargas
The actress Gabby Vargas wearing a black and white dress with black ostrich cuffs by Toni Michelle. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: What People Are Wearing - Anna Neagle

What People Are Wearing - Anna Neagle
The popular English stage and film actress and singer Anna Neagle (1904 - 1986) wearing a printed chiffon evening dress designed by Rahvis. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: Gillian Lynne

Gillian Lynne
A black-and-white portrait of the British ballerina, dancer, choreographer, actress, and theatre/television director Gillian Barbara Lynne (n饠 Pyrke, b. 1926). Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: What People Are Wearing - Amanda Grinling

What People Are Wearing - Amanda Grinling
The actress Amanda Grinling wearing a dress she made herself using a finged stole in pink and purple striped wool. The top is pink rayon. Date: 1966

Background imageActresses Collection: Sketch front cover - Miss Frances White and her dog

Sketch front cover - Miss Frances White and her dog
Front cover of The Sketch featuring Miss Frances White, who was to shortly take over from Elsie Janis in the hit revue at the Palace Theatre - Hullo America

Background imageActresses Collection: Cartoon, At Erfurt (1808)

Cartoon, At Erfurt (1808), showing Napoleon I and Tsar Alexander at the time of their peace treaty, together with ladies of the theatre in what looks like a theatrical re-enactment. Date: 1808

Background imageActresses Collection: The actresses Fay Compton and Heather Thatcher, 1927

The actresses Fay Compton and Heather Thatcher, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageActresses Collection: Filming a British silent, 1920

Filming a British silent, 1920
A film cameraman films two actresses for a British Silent Film, 1920 Date: 1920

Background imageActresses Collection: The Music Hall by Harry Furniss

The Music Hall by Harry Furniss
Portrayal of an interior of an Edwardian music hall. Date: 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: Rosie Boote (Marchioness of Headfort) at the Gaiety Theatre

Rosie Boote (Marchioness of Headfort) at the Gaiety Theatre
Actress and Gaiety Theatre star, Miss Rosie Boote, who would later marry well and become the Marchioness of Headfort, pictured at her farewell at the Gaiety by Lewis Baumer. Date: 1929

Background imageActresses Collection: International Flickers Folk by Sherriffs

International Flickers Folk by Sherriffs
International Flickers Folk: A Page of Celluloid Stars. A page of caricatures of movie stars by Sherriffs which include Gloria Swanson, Charlie Chaplin, Ronald Colman, Greta Garbo

Background imageActresses Collection: Vesta Tilley in khaki

Vesta Tilley in khaki
Vesta Tilley (1864-1952), born Matilda Alice Powles, music hall actress whose speciality was male impersonations. During the First World War, she earned the nickname

Background imageActresses Collection: Violet Loraine knitting in Round the Map, WWI

Violet Loraine knitting in Round the Map, WWI
Actress Violet Loraine, darning socks in her role in Round the Map at the Alhambra, where she sang a sock darning anthem to music composed by Herman Fink

Background imageActresses Collection: Sporting & Dramatic News cover - A Better Ole

Sporting & Dramatic News cover - A Better Ole
Front cover of The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News featuring photographs of three stars of the stage in 1917. On the left is Miss Vera Clarke

Background imageActresses Collection: Actresses Mabel Love, Grace Lane, Kitty Loftus & Mabel Terry

Actresses Mabel Love, Grace Lane, Kitty Loftus & Mabel Terry Lewis, England. Edwardian Actress Date: 1900s

Background imageActresses Collection: Elsie Janis in The Passing Show

Elsie Janis in The Passing Show
American actress, Elsie Janis as Kitty O Hara in The Passing Show, the popular revue at the Palace Theatre in 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: The Man Who Stayed at Home - German spy play, WW1

The Man Who Stayed at Home - German spy play, WW1
Scenes from the play, The Man Who Stayed at Home starring Dennis Eadie and Isobel Elsom, a play about a German spy in England which played at the Royalty Theatre, London in December 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: Business as Usual revue - Knitting and Sewing scene

Business as Usual revue - Knitting and Sewing scene
A scene from Business as Usual a new revue at the London Hippodrome with a vicar addressing a group of ladies who are knitting and sewing comforts for troops. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: Herbert Tree and Mrs Patrick Campbell in Pygmalion, 1914

Herbert Tree and Mrs Patrick Campbell in Pygmalion, 1914
Impression of Sir Herbert Tree in the role of Professor Higgins, and Mrs Patrick Campbell as Eliza Doolittle in the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion

Background imageActresses Collection: Geraldine Oliffe as Mrs Pearce in Pygmalion, 1914

Geraldine Oliffe as Mrs Pearce in Pygmalion, 1914
Impression of actress Geraldine Oliffe in the role of Mrs Pearce, housekeeper to Professor Higgins in the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion

Background imageActresses Collection: Mrs Patrick Campbell as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion, 1914

Mrs Patrick Campbell as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion, 1914
Impression of Mrs Patrick Campbell in the role of Eliza Doolittle in George Bernard Shaws Pygmalion, which opened in London for the first time at His Majestys Theatre on 11 April 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: Miss Ethel Levey in Hullo Tango

Miss Ethel Levey in Hullo Tango
Colour photograph of Ethel Levey (1880-1955), American actress and singer, pictured in one of the costumes she wore in the theatre production, Hullo Tango! in 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageActresses Collection: Marsinah costumes from Kismet

Marsinah costumes from Kismet
Miss Lily Brayton (aka Mrs Oscar Asche) as Marsinah in Kismet which was revived at the Globe Theatre in London in 1914. Date: 1914



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