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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 Alexander Bassano - NPG x96444

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96444

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96446

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96446

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96447

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96447

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127356

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1894
NPG x127356

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Nadar (Gaspard Félix Tournachon), published by  Ogden's - NPG x193173

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Nadar (Gaspard Félix Tournachon), published by Ogden's
bromide cigarette card, published circa 1902
NPG x193173

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127496

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Bassano Ltd
vintage bromide print on grey card and photographer's mount, 1916
NPG x127496

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Galatea, by Malcolm Arbuthnot - NPG x68857

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro) as Galatea

by Malcolm Arbuthnot
vintage bromide print, 1916
NPG x68857

Antonio Fernando de Navarro; Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), copy by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x42729

Antonio Fernando de Navarro; Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

copy by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate glass negative, 4 September 1928 (1890)
NPG x42729

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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

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by York & Son
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3627

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96445

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Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1894
NPG x96448

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