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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) as Juliet in 'Romeo & Juliet', by Henry Van der Weyde - NPG x197241

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

by Henry Van der Weyde
albumen cabinet card, 1884
NPG x197241

Mary Anderson as Juliet and Fanny Stirling as the Nuse in 'Romeo and Juliet', by William Downey, for  W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG Ax14725

Mary Anderson as Juliet and Fanny Stirling as the Nuse in 'Romeo and Juliet'

by William Downey, for W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1890 (circa 1885)
NPG Ax14725

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Julia in 'The Hunchback', by Herbert Rose Barraud - NPG x22235

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

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

Fanny Stirling as the Nurse and Mary Anderson as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet', by William Downey, for  W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG x79

Fanny Stirling as the Nurse and Mary Anderson as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet'

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It', by Henry Van der Weyde - NPG x193194

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

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x78

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886
NPG x78

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x77

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886
NPG x77

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127402

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

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

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 - NPG x135534

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Unknown photographer - NPG x197055

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, late 1880s
NPG x197055

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Hermione in 'The Winter's Tale', by Henry Van der Weyde - NPG x197242

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

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It', by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Richard Bentley & Son - NPG Ax5405

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Rosalind in 'As You Like It', by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Richard Bentley & Son - NPG x81

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by York & Son, after  Unknown photographer - NPG x3627

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by York & Son, after Unknown photographer
glass lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3627

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Bassano Ltd, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193605

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

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

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x76

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1894
NPG x76

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96441

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

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

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