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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 25 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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Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1893
NPG P229


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


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


Mrs Patrick Campbell as Ophelia in 'Hamlet'

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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
hand-coloured bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x193676


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Howard Instead
matte bromide print, 1910s
NPG Ax24970


Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Dorothy Hickling
halftone reproduction, 1915
NPG x198092


Mrs Patrick Campbell

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


Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Unknown artist
lithograph, 1896
NPG D34148


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