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Clarice Mayne (1886-1966), Actress and singer

Sitter in 25 portraits
Mayne was a well-known music hall singer and principal boy. She first appeared in variety at the Oxford Music Hall, London, in 1908, and, with her husband James W. Tate, established a popular double-act as 'Clarice Mayne and That'. Together they introduced many songs, mostly written by Tate, including I Was A Good Little Girl Till I Met You and their most successful hit, Joshua. Famed for her legs and deportment, Mayne was considered one of the finest principal boys in pantomime, and appeared in theatres around the country during the war years.

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Clarice Mayne and children

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 1909
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Clarice Mayne in 'Humpty Dumpty'

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1910s
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Clarice Mayne

by Fielding of Leeds
bromide postcard print, 1910s
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1911
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1911
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1911
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1911
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Clarice Mayne

printed by S. Georges
bromide postcard print, 1920s
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Clarice Mayne

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1920s
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Clarice Mayne

by Newton & Len Stewart
sepia-toned vintage print, 1920s
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Clarice Mayne in 'Aladdin'

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1922
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne; Daisy Burrell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne; Daisy Burrell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne; Daisy Burrell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne; Daisy Burrell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne as Prince Charming in 'Cinderella'

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, 1926
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Clarice Mayne and Mabel Green in 'Humpty Dumpty'

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, 1907
NPG x193853

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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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Clarice Mayne

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 December 1922
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