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Gertie Millar (1879-1952), Actress

Sitter in 84 portraits
From 1901 to 1910 Gertie Millar was the reigning star of London's Gaiety Theatre, appearing in a series of musicals composed for her by her husband, Lionel Monckton. Among the songs she made famous were Keep Off the Grass, from The Toreador (1901), Berlin Is On The Spree, from The Girls of Gottenberg (1907) and Moonstruck from Our Miss Gibbs (1909). After she left the Gaiety Theatre she took the lead in the Quaker Girl (1910), and then appeared as Lady Babby in Franz Lehár's Gypsy Love (1912). With the advent of the revue, Millar appeared at the Palace Theatre in Monckton's Bric-à-Brac (1915) and Airs and Graces (1917). After Monckton's death in 1924 she re-married, becoming the Countess of Dudley.

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Gertie Millar

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 22 October 1928
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x49875

Gertie Millar

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 22 October 1928
NPG x49875

x49876

Gertie Millar

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 22 October 1928
NPG x49876

x49877

Gertie Millar

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 22 October 1928
NPG x49877

x137630

Daniel Massey's Christening party

by Sasha (Alexander Stewart)
chlorobromide print, 28 November 1933
NPG x137630

x137631

Daniel Massey's Christening party

by London News Agency
bromide print, 1933
NPG x137631

x193957

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by Davidson Brothers
hand-coloured postcard print with glitter, 1900s
NPG x193957

x198074

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1900s
NPG x198074

x193948

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, circa 1902
NPG x193948

x193949

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1902
NPG x193949

x193953

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
postcard print, circa 1903
NPG x193953

x193954

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by Millar & Lang Ltd
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1903
NPG x193954

x193955

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by The Rotophot Postcard
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1903
NPG x193955

x193956

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1905
NPG x193956

x193946

Wedding of Edna May (Edna Pettie) and Oscar Lewisohn

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, 1907
NPG x193946

x193950

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by The Philco Publishing Co
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1907
NPG x193950

x193951

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1907
NPG x193951

x193952

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
postcard print, circa 1907
NPG x193952

x28596

Gertie Millar as Lady Babby in 'Gipsy Love'

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 July 1912
NPG x28596

x28590

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 July 1912
NPG x28590