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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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x135840

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1920s
NPG x135840

x127893

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x127894

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x127895

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x127896

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x127897

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x184132

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x15483

Dame Gracie Fields

by Paul Tanqueray
bromide print, 1938
NPG x15483

x27491

Monty Banks; Dame Gracie Fields

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 8 January 1950
NPG x27491

x15531

Dame Gracie Fields

by Harry Hammond
bromide fibre print, 1959
NPG x15531

x125867

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x15103

Dame Gracie Fields

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

D2714

Dame Gracie Fields

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

D312

Diners at Denham Studios Restaurant

by Anthony Wysard
watercolour and pencil, published 1937
NPG D312

x35605

(Edward) Russell Westwood; Dame Gracie Fields

by Rudy Starita
bromide print, 25 June 1947
NPG x35605

x193396

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x17124

Archie Pitt (Archibald Abraham Selinger); Dame Gracie Fields

by Barratt's Photo Press Ltd
bromide print
NPG x17124

x125868

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125869

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125870

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125871

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125872

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125873

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125874

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x125875

Dame Gracie Fields

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

x24827

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
bromide print
NPG x24827

x24828

Dame Gracie Fields

by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured bromide print
NPG x24828

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