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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

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