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Film-shots and stage sets

Selected portraits relating to stage and cinema, including behind the scenes images, official stage and film promotional material.
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'Royal Circus'
by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Auguste Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
published 1 May 1809
NPG D14433

Fred Coyne
by William Spalding, printed by Thomas Packer, published by Howard & Co
circa 1879-1886
NPG D42780

Cavendish Morton as Pierrot
by Cavendish Morton
1900s
NPG x128824

Lily Elsie as Alice and Joseph Coyne as Harry Q Conder in 'The Dollar Princess'
by Foulsham & Banfield, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
1909
NPG x135271

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