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Mrs Patrick Campbell (1865-1940), Actress; former wife of Patrick Campbell and later wife of George Frederick Myddleton Cornwallis-West

Mrs Patrick Campbell (Beatrice Stella Campbell (née Tanner))

Sitter in 24 portraits
Mrs Patrick Campbell made her name through her role in A.W. Pinero's The Second Mrs Tanqueray. Produced by actor-manager George Alexander, the play opened at the St. James's Theatre on 27 May. Campbell played Paula Tanqueray, an ex-prostitute whose sympathetic treatment challenged the attitudes of the day. However, the play was an immediate success and Campbell's performance was widely praised. After finding fame in 1893, Campbell socialised with artists, intellectuals and members of the aristocracy. In December 1901, Mrs Patrick Campbell sailed to America to embark on the first of several successful American tours.

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P229

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1893
NPG P229

x135822

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen panel card, 1880s
NPG x135822

x38842

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by W. & D. Downey
albumen cabinet card, 1890s
NPG x38842

Ax28856

Mrs Patrick Campbell as Clarice Berton in 'The Black Domino'

by Alfred Ellis, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1 June 1893
NPG Ax28856

Ax28903

Mrs Patrick Campbell as Ophelia in 'Hamlet'

by W. & D. Downey, published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co
carbon print, published 1 November 1897
NPG Ax28903

x17962

Mrs Patrick Campbell as Ophelia in 'Hamlet'

by John & Lizzie Caswall Smith, published by Virtue & Co
photogravure, 1897
NPG x17962

x197579

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Robert Johnson
albumen cabinet card, 1899-1908
NPG x197579

x5039

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by George Charles Beresford
sepia-toned platinum print, 1902
NPG x5039

Ax24970

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Howard Instead
matte bromide print, 1910s
NPG Ax24970

x14039

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1938
NPG x14039

D34148

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Unknown artist
lithograph, 1896
NPG D34148

D23394

Mrs Patrick Campbell

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1899
NPG D23394

Ax27652

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Mayall & Co, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1893
NPG Ax27652

x137823

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Frederick Hollyer
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 14 November 1894
NPG x137823