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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell) (1837-1919), Actor and theatre manager

Sitter in 27 portraits
Actor and theatre manager. As a young man Wyndham combined acting with medicine. He travelled to America in 1862 to enlist in the Federal army as a medical officer but also appeared onstage. On his return to England in 1865, he dedicated himself solely to the theatre becoming the dashing young hero of Victorian farce. From 1875 he managed the Criterion theatre, from whose profits he built Wyndham's Theatre in 1899 and the New Theatre (later the Albery) in 1903. His record of continuous and simultaneous West End management is without equal and his experience of touring internationally also exceptional.

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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Richard George Mathews
pastel, circa 1900
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Group of 29 actors

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, late 1870s
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Mary Rorke as Angelica Porter; Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell) as Peregrine Porter in 'Fourteen Days'

by Brown, Barnes & Bell, published by Charles Dickens & Evans
carbon print, published 1 July 1882
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Sir Emery Walker
quarter-plate glass negative
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell) as David Garrick in 'David Garrick'

possibly by Barrauds Ltd, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, 1888, published circa 1894-1907
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1889
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Direct Photo Engraving Co Ltd, after Barrauds Ltd
collotype, (circa 1889)
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Sir Charles Wyndham as John Mildmay; Mary Moore as Mrs Mildmay in 'Still Waters Run Deep'

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1 November 1890
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1907
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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy negative, 1961 (1900s)
NPG x82573

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Sir Charles Wyndham (Charles Culverwell)

by Walker & Boutall, after Unknown photographer
photogravure
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