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Dame Gracie Fields

(1898-1979), Actress and singer

Sitter in 27 portraits
Comedienne and singer, became a major revue star in Mr Tower of Loon (1925); best known for comic songs in Lancashire dialect such as Sally and The Biggest Aspidistra in the World; by 1938 the highest paid star in England and Hollywood, known as 'Our Gracie'.

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Dame Gracie Fields, by Unknown photographer - NPG x135840

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1920s
NPG x135840

Dame Gracie Fields, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127893

Dame Gracie Fields

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 February 1928
NPG x127893

Dame Gracie Fields, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127894

Dame Gracie Fields

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 February 1928
NPG x127894

Dame Gracie Fields, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127895

Dame Gracie Fields

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 February 1928
NPG x127895

Dame Gracie Fields, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127896

Dame Gracie Fields

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 February 1928
NPG x127896

Dame Gracie Fields, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x127897

Dame Gracie Fields

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 February 1928
NPG x127897

Dame Gracie Fields, by Fox Photos Ltd - NPG x184132

Dame Gracie Fields

by Fox Photos Ltd
bromide press print, August 1937
NPG x184132

Dame Gracie Fields, by Paul Tanqueray - NPG x15483

Dame Gracie Fields

by Paul Tanqueray
bromide print, 1938
NPG x15483

Monty Banks; Dame Gracie Fields, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x27491

Monty Banks; Dame Gracie Fields

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 8 January 1950
NPG x27491

Dame Gracie Fields, by Harry Hammond - NPG x15531

Dame Gracie Fields

by Harry Hammond
bromide fibre print, 1959
NPG x15531

Dame Gracie Fields, by Baron Studios - NPG x125867

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125867

Dame Gracie Fields, by Roger George Clark - NPG x15103

Dame Gracie Fields

by Roger George Clark
bromide print, 14 May 1978
NPG x15103

Dame Gracie Fields, by Unknown artist, issued by  Godfrey Phillips - NPG D2714

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown artist, issued by Godfrey Phillips
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1932
NPG D2714

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant, by Anthony Wysard - NPG D312

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant

by Anthony Wysard
watercolour and pencil, published 1937
NPG D312

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

(Edward) Russell Westwood; Dame Gracie Fields

by Rudy Starita
bromide print, 25 June 1947
NPG x35605

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Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 26 April 1950
NPG x193396

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Archie Pitt (Archibald Abraham Selinger); Dame Gracie Fields

by Barratt's Photo Press Ltd
bromide print
NPG x17124

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Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125868

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125869

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Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125870

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Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125871

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125872

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125873

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125874

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 November 1964
NPG x125875

Web image not currently available

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
bromide print
NPG x24827

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Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured bromide print
NPG x24828

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