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Entertainers and performers


175 People in group

Wilkie Bard

Wilkie Bard

1870-1944
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Fred Barnes

Fred Barnes

1885-1938
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Phineas Taylor Barnum

Phineas Taylor Barnum

1810-1891
Showman and businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ida Barr (Maud Barlow)

Ida Barr (Maud Barlow)

1882-1967
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 4 portraits
James Beattson

James Beattson

Showman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bessie Bellwood

Bessie Bellwood

1856-1896
Victorian music hall entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ellen Eliza Blight (Bright)

Ellen Eliza Blight (Bright)

1833 or 1834-1850
Lion tamer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Blondin

Charles Blondin

1824-1897
Tightrope walker
Sitter in 4 portraits
Michel Boai

Michel Boai

active 1830s
Chin performer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Pepita Bobadilla (née Nelly Louise Burton) (Mrs Haddon Chambers)

Pepita Bobadilla (née Nelly Louise Burton) (Mrs Haddon Chambers)

born circa 1894
Music hall entertainer; former wife of Charles Haddon Chambers, and later wife of Sydney Reilly
Sitter in 2 portraits
Bessie Bonehill

Bessie Bonehill

1855-1902
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bonita (Pauline Des Landes)

Bonita (Pauline Des Landes)

born 1886
Music hall entertainer; sister of Artie Hall
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Boruwlaski

Joseph Boruwlaski

1739-1837
Travelling performer and memoirist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Leotard Bosco (James Frederick Greathead)

Leotard Bosco (James Frederick Greathead)

1850-1895
Magician and entrepreneur
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Braden

Bernard Braden

1916-1993
Actor and television presenter
Sitter in 3 portraits
Chang Bunker

Chang Bunker

1811-1874
Showman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Eng Bunker

Eng Bunker

1811-1874
Showman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bella Burge (Bella Lloyd) (Bella of Blackfriars) (née Leah Belle Orchard)

Bella Burge (Bella Lloyd) (Bella of Blackfriars) (née Leah Belle Orchard)

1877-1962
Music Hall entertainer, dresser to Marie Lloyd and boxing promoter at The Ring
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alessandro, Count of Cagliostro (Giuseppe Balsamo)

Alessandro, Count of Cagliostro (Giuseppe Balsamo)

1743-1795
Italian adventurer and magician
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Carney

George Carney

1887-1947
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait