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Entracte Collection

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Rev Stewart Headlam

Cartoon, Rev Stewart Headlam, The Church and Stage Guild. The Guild was formed in May 1879 with a view to breaking down prejudice against the theatre and its performers

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Henry Jameson Turner, actor

Cartoon, Henry Jameson Turner, actor
Cartoon, Henry Jameson Turner -- A Strand Veteran. He was the longest-serving actor at the Strand Theatre, London, and also ran a theatrical agency. 1883

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Harry Paulton and Johns Clarke, actors

Caricature of Harry Paulton and Johns Clarke, actors
Caricature of Harry Paulton (1842-1917) and Johns Clarke (1833-1899), actors -- The Two Dromios (of Ephesus and Syracuse respectively)

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Harry Paulton, actor and dramatist

Caricature of Harry Paulton, actor and dramatist
Caricature of Harry Paulton (1842-1917), actor and dramatist. Seen here outside the Avenue Theatre, London, in cloak and hat -- Manteaux Noirs; or, a Tale of the Embankment

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, theatre managers and Queen Victoria

Cartoon, theatre managers and Queen Victoria
Cartoon, theatre managers (Irving, Toole, James and Bancroft) besieging Queen Victoria at Windsor. Now that a rumour has gone abroad that Her Majesty will one more give theatrical entertainments at

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Signor Foli, Irish bass opera singer

Cartoon, Signor Foli, Irish bass opera singer
Cartoon, Signor Foli (Allan James Foley, 1837-1899), Irish bass opera singer -- He has studied Bradshaw (probably a reference to his travels and tours). 1884

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Archdeacon Dunbar, Anglican clergyman

Caricature of Archdeacon Dunbar, Anglican clergyman
Caricature of Archdeacon Charles Gordon Cumming Dunbar (1844-1916), Anglican clergyman of St Andrews Church, Tavistock Place, London, who was involved in a divorce case in 1881 brought by his wife

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist

Caricature of Cora Cardigan, flautist
Caricature of Cora Cardigan (Hannah Rosetta Dinah Moulton, 1860-1931), virtuoso flautist who worked mainly in theatres and music halls. She also played the violin. 1883

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Charles Dillon, English actor-manager

Caricature of Charles Dillon, English actor-manager
Caricature of Charles Dillon (1819-1881), English actor-manager and tragedian. Seen here in the role of Belphegor, in a play of the same name by Charles Webb. 1881

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger

Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger
Caricature of Nellie Farren (1848-1904), English actress and singer, and Edward Ledger (18??-1921), editor of The Era theatrical newspaper

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, The Church and Stage Guild

Cartoon, The Church and Stage Guild -- Playful Kittens! The Church and Stage Guild was formed in May 1879, with a view to breaking down prejudice against the theatre and its performers

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Bravo, Mr George

Cartoon, Bravo, Mr George! A spectator speaks to the Native American Indian, Deerfoot, himself also a runner. Walter Goodall George (1858-1943) was a British runner who turned professional in 1885

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Henry Irving and F B Chatterton

Cartoon, Henry Irving and F B Chatterton
Cartoon, Henry Irving (1838-1905), legendary actor-manager, and Frederick Balsir Chatterton (1834-1886), theatre manager, with a bust of Shakespeare in the background -- Shakespearian Experimenters

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times

Caricature of John Corlett of The Sporting Times
Caricature of John Corlett (1841-1915), founder, proprietor and editor of The Sporting Times. Real Jam! He is annoyed that the cabman charges eighteen pence to drive someone one mile and 1700 yards

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Jeremiah O Donovan Rossa, Irish Fenian

Cartoon, Jeremiah O Donovan Rossa, Irish Fenian
Cartoon, Jeremiah O Donovan Rossa (1831-1915), Irish Fenian leader - The terrible monster who was frightened by a woman! He was a pioneer in the use of explosives for political persuasion

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Mr William Creswick, English actor

Cartoon, Mr William Creswick, English actor
Cartoon, Mr William Creswick (1813-1888), English actor - One of the good old-fashioned sort. 1885

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Miss Harriett Vernon in The P)rince of Japs

Cartoon, Miss Harriett Vernon in The P)rince of Japs
Cartoon, Miss Harriett Vernon (1858-1923), English actress and singer, as Cammpi in The Japs, or The Doomed Daimio, a burlesque by Harry Paulton and Mostyn Teddea. 1885

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, Mr John Coleman

Cartoon portrait, Mr John Coleman (1831-1904), actor, playwright, novelist, memoirist and theatre manager - Can it be true that he is slightly effusive? 1886

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Gladstone and the Irish Vote

Cartoon, Gladstone and the Irish Vote - Sold to Lord Salisbury. He ll be sorry he bought it at the price! 1885

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Wilson Barrett, preparing to play Hamlet

Cartoon, Wilson Barrett, preparing to play Hamlet
Wilson Barrett (William Henry Barrett; 1846-1904), actor, theatre manager and playwright -- More Study! Seen here preparing to play Hamlet, to the consernation of Henry Irving

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, Charles Kelly, performer

Cartoon portrait, Charles Kelly, performer
Cartoon portrait, Charles Clavering Wardell Kelly (1839-1885), actor and journalist -- a sound actor. 1884

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Captain Charles Francis Buller, cricketer

Caricature of Captain Charles Francis Buller, cricketer
Caricature of Captain Charles Francis Buller (1846-1906), cricketer. 1880

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Arthur Cecil, English actor and playwright

Caricature of Arthur Cecil, English actor and playwright
Caricature of Arthur Cecil (1843-1896), English actor, comedian, playwright and theatre manager. Seen here as Colley Cibber in a production of Masks and Faces

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Edgar Bruce, actor-manager

Caricature of Edgar Bruce, actor-manager
Caricature of Tom Mead (1821-1889), English actor, frequently cast as the villain because of his deep voice. In 1882 he played the role of the Apothecary in Henry Irvings production of Romeo

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of Lord Salisbury, Conservative party leader

Caricature of Lord Salisbury, Conservative party leader
Caricature of Lord Salisbury (Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, 1830-1903), the newly appointed Conservative party leader

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of P T Barnum and Jumbo the elephant

Caricature of P T Barnum and Jumbo the elephant
Caricature of Phineas Taylor (PT) Barnum (1810-1891), American showman and businessman, and Jumbo the African elephant which he bought for his circus from London Zoo in 1882

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Royal Bird Catchers

Cartoon, Royal Bird Catchers -- two men attempting to capture Queen Victoria. 1881

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Parnell with Gladstone and Salisbury

Cartoon, Parnell with Gladstone and Salisbury
Cartoon, Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish Nationalist, with Gladstone and Salisbury as puppets, and Randolph Churchill looking over the top of a wall - Does Mr Parnell hope that in the next parliament

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Louis Engel and Alexander Henderson

Cartoon, Louis Engel and Alexander Henderson
Cartoon, Mr Louis Engel (musician and music critic) and Mr Alexander Henderson (theatre owner and director) - I ll have my bond! (A reference to Shylock in The Merchant of Venice.) 1885

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, J L Shine, comedian and theatre director

Cartoon, J L Shine, comedian and theatre director
J L Shine, comedian and Director of the Gaiety Theatre, London. 1884

Background imageEntracte Collection: Music cover, Patches & Powder Entracte

Music cover, Patches & Powder Entracte by Cecil Wynne Date: 1915

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, the late Mr George Buckland

Portrait, the late Mr George Buckland. 1884

Background imageEntracte Collection: Bryan Entracte 24 1884 1880s Victorian Morbid

Bryan Entracte 24 1884 1880s Victorian Morbid
bryan, entracte, 24, 1884, 1880s, victorian, morbid, death, burial, woman, women, sitting, coffin, theatre, sarah, bernhardt, ferry, calais, dover, england, france, cartoon, cartoons, caricature

Background imageEntracte Collection: Caricature of George Leybourne, music hall singer

Caricature of George Leybourne, music hall singer
Caricature of George Leybourne (1842-1884), British music hall singer, described as a lion comique, famous for his song Champagne Charlie. It appears that his death had been mistakenly announced

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait of Benjamin Disraeli, Conservative leader

Portrait of Benjamin Disraeli, Conservative leader
Portrait of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), Conservative leader. 1881

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, O'er Neilson's Tomb

Cartoon, O'er Neilson's Tomb -- lawyers and others throw up their hats in jubilation. A parody of a popular ballad, O'er Nelson's Tomb, written by the tenor John Braham

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, manager of the South London Theatre, London

Portrait, manager of the South London Theatre, London
Cartoon portrait, manager of the South London Theatre, London. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, the Late Mr E Atkins

Portrait, the Late Mr E Atkins. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, Sir Squire Bancroft, actor-manager

Cartoon portrait, Sir Squire Bancroft, actor-manager
Cartoon portrait, Sir Squire Bancroft (1841-1926), English actor-manager. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, Paul Martinetti, pantomime performer

Cartoon portrait, Paul Martinetti, pantomime performer
Cartoon portrait, Paul Martinetti, American pantomime performer. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, E L Blanchard, English writer

Cartoon portrait, E L Blanchard, English writer
Cartoon portrait, Pantomime - Edward Litt Laman Blanchard (1820-1889), English writer, dramatist and drama critic, best known for his Drury Lane pantomimes. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, Tom Swinburne, actor

Cartoon portrait, Tom Swinburne, actor
Cartoon portrait, Thomas Swinburne, actor -- Old Tom. 1883

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, Another Juliet

Cartoon, Another Juliet. Trixie Southbank, who is tired of being an extra and wants to play Juliet, asks John Hollingshead (1827-1904), manager of the Gaiety Theatre, for a matinee slot

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, manager of The Queens Theatre, London

Portrait, manager of The Queens Theatre, London
Cartoon portrait, manager of The Queens Theatre, London. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, manager of the Middlesex Music Hall, London

Portrait, manager of the Middlesex Music Hall, London
Cartoon portrait, manager of the Middlesex Music Hall in Drury Lane, London. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon, manager of the Cambridge Theatre, London

Cartoon, manager of the Cambridge Theatre, London
Cartoon portrait, manager of the Cambridge Theatre, London. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Portrait, Jean-Baptiste Faure, French opera singer

Portrait, Jean-Baptiste Faure, French opera singer
Portrait, Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830-1914), French opera singer (baritone) and art collector. 1880s

Background imageEntracte Collection: Cartoon portrait, John MacLean

Cartoon portrait, John MacLean. 1880s



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