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George Grossmith Jr (1874-1935), Actor, manager and playwright

Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Actor-manager and playwright, Grossmith regularly appeared on stage at the Gaiety Theatre in London from 1903-1913. Performing light comedy and lively songs, he became one of the best known stars of the day. In 1916 he was commissioned into the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and in the same year wrote the book for the successful revue The Bing Boys Are Here at the Alhambra Theatre, London. He also produced the hit Theodore & Co, with music by Ivor Novello and Jerome Kern, which ran for over 500 performances at the Gaiety Theatre.

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George Grossmith

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
pen and ink, 1936
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George Grossmith Jr

by Alfred Ellis & Walery, published by J. Beagles & Co
vintage bromide postcard print, 1900s
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George Grossmith Jr

by Alfred Ellis & Walery
vintage bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x16922

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The Grand Finale in 'The Orchid' at the Gaiety Theatre

by Frederic G. Hodsoll
print on silver-toned printing-out paper, 1903
NPG Ax29624

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George Grossmith Jr

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 1912
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x85669

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George Grossmith Jr

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39080

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16688

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George Grossmith Jr

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
cigarette card, 1926
NPG D18009

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George Grossmith Jr

by T.H., published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197780

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George Grossmith Jr

published by Davidson Brothers
vintage postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197781

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George Grossmith Jr

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1912
NPG x19316

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George Grossmith Jr

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1912
NPG x19317

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George Grossmith Jr

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1912
NPG x79860

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
print, 1933
NPG Ax3469

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16687

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16689

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16690

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16691

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16692

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George Grossmith Jr

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x16693