Gertrude Lawrence

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Gertrude Lawrence, by Paul Tanqueray, 1932 - NPG x19916 - © estate of Paul Tanqueray

© estate of Paul Tanqueray

Gertrude Lawrence

by Paul Tanqueray
vintage bromide print, 1932
9 7/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (250 mm x 200 mm)
Purchased, 1975
Photographs Collection
NPG x19916


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  • Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991), Photographer. Artist of 168 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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Interviewed in 1985 Paul Tanqueray recalled ' I was terribly thrilled with Tallulah, but there was no one in the world I liked to photograph more than Gertrude Lawrence...I did find my lens and my lighting suited some people and they suited Gertrude Lawrence - she was wonderfully attractive. She used to hum or sing a little song when I photographed her and tease me...'

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