Lily Brayton as Katharina in The Taming of the Shrew
Lily Brayton as Katharina in Shakespeare's comedy, The Taming of the Shrew at the King's Theatre, Hammersmith, West London, with Oscar Asche. The couple were also performing in Othello.
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
1900s, Asche, Attitude, Brayton, Comedy, Costume, Dress, Edwardian, English, Entertainment, Frown, Frowning, Hammersmith, Hand, Heroine, Hip, Italian, Katharina, King, Kings, Lily, London, Oscar, Postcard, Promotional, Renaissance, Shakespeare, Shakespearean, Shrew, Shrewish, Stage, Style, Taming, Theatre, Uk, West
Caricature of the dramatist Henry James Byron
Caricature of the English dramatist, editor, journalist, director, theatre manager, novelist and actor, Henry James Byron -- Our Boys' Father. One of his most successful plays was a three-act comedy entitled Our Boys.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
1870s, Act, Actor, Alfred, Author, Boys, Bryan, Byron, Caricature, Comedy, Director, Dramatist, Editor, English, Frown, Frowning, Hand, Henry, James, Journalist, Man, Manager, Men, Moustache, Novelist, Plays, Pocket, Smoking, Stage, Theatre, Victorian, Writer
Captain Augustus Hartmann
Captain Augustus Hartmann, 2nd Line Battalion, Kings German Legion, 1815.Oil on panel by Paul Dumortier, Tournai, 1815.Painted shortly before the Battle of Waterloo.Head and shoulders to right, frowning.Inscribed verso in pen and ink.In decorative gilt frame.Signed in monogram at lower right, P .Associated with the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleonic Wars, Waterloo (1815). Oil on panel Date: 1815
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library