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John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879), Actor, playwright and theatre manager

Sitter in 18 portraits
Comedian and writer; began his career as a solicitor's clerk, but soon achieved success on the provincial stage; his first play, Luke the Labourer, was produced in 1826 and over one hundred further dramas followed; Buckstone made a highly successful career as a comic actor and was manager of the Haymarket Theatre 1853-6.

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John Baldwin Buckstone

by Daniel Maclise
oil on canvas, circa 1836
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2087


John Baldwin Buckstone

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
carbon print, 1850s
NPG P944


John Baldwin Buckstone

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, arched top, late 1850s
NPG P301(139)


John Baldwin Buckstone

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1850s
NPG x137555


John Baldwin Buckstone

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1850s
NPG x137554


John Baldwin Buckstone as Sir Andrew Aguecheek in 'Twelfth Night'

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG x22082


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published January 1859
NPG x14251


John Baldwin Buckstone

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39932


John Baldwin Buckstone

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG x4862


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, early 1870s
NPG Ax25023


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Elliott & Fry
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax7615


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Fradelle & Leach
albumen carte-de-visite, 1871
NPG Ax18166


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Fradelle & Marshall, after Fradelle & Leach
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873-1877 (1871)
NPG Ax28578


Group of 29 actors

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, late 1870s
NPG x132955


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by John Mitchell, after (George) Herbert Watkins
lithograph, published 1 August 1861
NPG D22354


John Baldwin Buckstone

by Fradelle & Leach
albumen carte-de-visite, 1871
NPG x4863


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