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Sir Harry Lauder (1870-1950), Comedian

Sitter in 18 portraits
Notable Scottish entertainer, music hall and vaudeville artist, described by Sir Winston Churchill as 'Scotland's greatest ever ambassador'. Initially employed as a miner, Lauder quickly gained a reputation as a singer and comedian at local concert parties, and turned professional in 1895. In 1900 he performed in London for the first time, meeting with instant success. He moved rapidly to the head of the variety profession and toured the world for forty years including twenty-two times to the United States and several times to Australia.

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P494

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1904
NPG P494

P495

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1904
NPG P495

P496

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1904
NPG P496

Ax160060

Sir Harry Lauder; Annie (nee Vallance), Lady Lauder

published by The Philco Publishing Co
bromide postcard print, late 1890s
NPG Ax160060

x137789

Sir Harry Lauder

published by The Philco Publishing Co
vintage postcard print, 1900s
NPG x137789

x137790

Sir Harry Lauder

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 1900s
NPG x137790

x46640

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
sepia glossy print on printing-out paper, 1904
NPG x46640

x46641

Sir Harry Lauder as Wee Silly Willy Winks in 'The Saftest O' The Family'

by Cavendish Morton
sepia glossy print on printing-out paper, 1904
NPG x46641

x46642

Sir Harry Lauder as Wee Silly Willy Winks in 'The Saftest O' The Family'

by Cavendish Morton
sepia glossy print on printing-out paper, 1904
NPG x46642

Ax160058

Sir Harry Lauder; Annie (nee Vallance), Lady Lauder

published by The Philco Publishing Co
bromide postcard print, 1907
NPG Ax160058

x19895

Sir Harry Lauder

by Dickson
bromide print, 1946 or before
NPG x19895

D2675

Sir Harry Lauder

by Alick P.F. Ritchie
cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2675

x136553

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
halftone reproduction tear sheet, 1904; published 2 October 1907
NPG x136553

x184001

Sir Harry Lauder

by Daily Mail
vintage print, 1949
NPG x184001

x20083

Sir Harry Lauder

by Unknown photographer
postcard print
NPG x20083