17 of 85 portraits of Gertrude Lawrence
by Paul Tanqueray
vintage bromide print, 1932
9 7/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (250 mm x 200 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991), Photographer. Artist of 167 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
This portraitback to top
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...'
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Paul Tanqueray: Young in the Twenties (8 December 2004 - 15 June 2005)