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Marie Löhr (Lohr) (1890-1975), Actress-producer and Manager of the Globe Theatre; former wife of Anthony Leyland Val Prinsep

Marie Kaye Wouldes Löhr (Lohr)

Sitter in 32 portraits
Born in Sydney, Australia, Löhr made her stage debut aged four in The World Against Her in Sydney. Her London debut was made in 1901 in Shockheaded Peter at the Garrick Theatre. Löhr's many stage successes included lead roles in J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan (1927) and Dodie Smith's Call it a Day (1935). In 1959 she appeared in John Osborne's The World of Paul Slickley. Löhr's film appearances included critically acclaimed performances in George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion (1938) and Major Barbara (1941).

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x45292

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1901
NPG x45292

x45293

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1901
NPG x45293

x8740

Cast members in 'The School for Scandal'

by Daily Mirror, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1909
NPG x8740

x83152

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 1914
NPG x83152

x83153

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 1915
NPG x83153

x9082

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Claude Harris
vintage bromide print, 1920s
NPG x9082

x28351

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Sasha (Alexander Stewart)
bromide print, 21 February 1929
NPG x28351

x14135

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1940s
NPG x14135

x76214

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1958
NPG x76214

D37407

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

after Charles Buchel (Karl August Büchel), after John Hassall
lithograph, 1910s
NPG D37407

x26878

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1913
NPG x26878

x26879

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1913
NPG x26879

x26880

Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1913
NPG x26880