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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 35 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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Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Cast members in 'The School for Scandal'

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by The Dover Street Studios Ltd
bromide print, early 1910s
NPG x197902


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1914
NPG x83152


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1915
NPG x83153


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

by Claude Harris
vintage bromide print, 1920s
NPG x9082


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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


Marie Löhr (Lohr), Phyllis Neilson-Terry and Pauline Chase in 'The Amazons'

by Foulsham & Banfield, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, 1912
NPG x197872


Marie Löhr (Lohr)

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