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Sir Harry Lauder (1870-1950), Comedian

Sitter in 19 portraits
Scottish born Lauder was initially employed as a miner, but quickly gained a reputation as a singer and comedian at local concert parties, and turned professional in 1895. He is best remembered for his songs I Love A Lassie, Roamin' In The Gloamin and the enduring Keep Right On To The End Of The Road, which he wrote in 1916 after his only son, Captain John Lauder, was killed in action. One of the most prodigious performers during the war, he toured extensively, promoting recruitment, fund-raising and entertaining the troops in France. He was knighted in 1919 for his outstanding contribution to the war effort.

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P494

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1904
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
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 (née 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
postcard print, 1900s
NPG x137789

x137790

Sir Harry Lauder

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

x197795

'Mr. Harry Lauder at home with some of his favourites'

published by The Philco Publishing Co
bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197795

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

x136553

Sir Harry Lauder

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

Ax160058

Sir Harry Lauder; Annie (née 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

x20083

Sir Harry Lauder

by Unknown photographer
postcard print
NPG x20083

D2675

Sir Harry Lauder

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2675

x184001

Sir Harry Lauder

by Daily Mail
bromide press print, 1949
NPG x184001

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