Marie Tempest(1864-1942), Actress
Dame Marie Tempest (Mary Susan Etherington)
Sitter in 33 portraits
Actress; studied at the Royal Academy of Music under Manuel Garcia; after a successful career in opera and musical comedy as 'Becky Sharp' in 1901; became the leading comedienne of her day and performed new works by Barrie, Maugham and Coward known for her elegance and meticulous performances.
by Lallie Charles (née Charlotte Elizabeth Martin), published by Birn Brothers
by Art Photogravure Co Ltd, after (Walter William) Guy Hughes, for Histed & Co