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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) (1859-1940), Actress

Sitter in 53 portraits
Actress. Anderson was born in Sacramento, California and made her stage début in 1875 as 'Juliet' in Louisville, Kentucky. She debuted in New York City in 1877 and in London in 1883 to great popular success. Following a tour of Britain with W.S. Gilbert's Pygmalion and Galatea and Comedy and Tragedy, Anderson performed again in London in her own version of The Winter's Tale (1887). In 1890 she married Antonio Fernando de Navarro, a fellow American practising as a barrister in England and settled at Court Farm in Broadway, Worcestershire. Anderson published two volumes of autobiography, A Few Memories (1896) and A Few More Memories(1936).

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Herbert Rose Barraud
carbon carte-de-visite, 1880s
NPG x67

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x80

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

after Napoleon Sarony
albumen cabinet card, 1880s?
NPG x22240

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, mid 1880s
NPG x22237

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, mid 1880s
NPG x69

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, mid 1880s
NPG x74

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Parthenia in 'Ingomar'

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, 1883
NPG x197243

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1883
NPG x127401

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Juliet in 'Romeo & Juliet'

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1884
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x197241

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Julia in 'The Hunchback'

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, circa 1885
NPG x22235

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Mary Anderson as Juliet; Mary Anne ('Fanny') Stirling as the Nurse in 'Romeo and Juliet'

by William Downey, for W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, circa 1885, published 1890
NPG x79

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It'

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1885
NPG x193194

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886
NPG x78

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886
NPG x77

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1886
NPG x127402

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Hermione in 'The Winter's Tale'

by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio), published by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
matte collodion printing-out paper panel card, 1887
NPG x135534

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, late 1880s
NPG x197055

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Hermione in 'The Winter's Tale'

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1887
NPG x197242

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It'

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888
NPG Ax5405

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It'

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888
NPG x81

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Bassano Ltd, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
postcard print, 1890s
NPG x193605

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1894
NPG x76

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96441

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96442

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96443

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