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Arthur Roberts (1852-1933), Comedy actor

Sitter in 5 portraits
Arthur Roberts was a comedian, music hall entertainer and actor. He was famous for portraying the pantomime dames and later for his comic characters in farces, burlesque and musicals.

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Arthur Roberts

by Augustus Edwin John
pencil, 1925
NPG 2362

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Arthur Roberts as Polydore Poupart in 'The Old Guard'

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Strand Publishing Company
carbon print, published 1 October 1888
NPG Ax9329

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Arthur Roberts

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
matte bromide postcard print, 1890s
NPG Ax160313

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Arthur Roberts

by Charles & Russell, published by J. Beagles & Co
vintage bromide postcard print, circa 1905
NPG x22058

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Arthur Roberts

by William Spalding, printed by Thomas Packer, published by Henri D'Alcorn
chromolithograph, circa 1875-1878
NPG D42790