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Entertainers and performers


175 People in group

Donald Ibrahim Swann

Donald Ibrahim Swann

1923-1994
Composer, pianist and entertainer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mrs Tom Thumb (Lavinia Warren)

Mrs Tom Thumb (Lavinia Warren)

1841-1919
Entertainer; wife of Charles Sherwood Stratton
Sitter in 3 portraits
Vesta Victoria (Victoria Lawrence)

Vesta Victoria (Victoria Lawrence)

1873-1951
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nellie Wallace

Nellie Wallace

1870-1948
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Minnie Warren

Minnie Warren

1841-1878
Entertainer; sister of Lavinia Warren
Sitter in 2 portraits
Billy Waters

Billy Waters

circa 1778-1823
Actor and musician
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Leslie Welch

1907-1980
Radio and television entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bessie Wentworth

Bessie Wentworth

circa 1873-1901
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Bransby Williams

Bransby Williams

1870-1961
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
William Henry Williams

William Henry Williams

1797-1846
Actor, entertainer and magician
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Maurice Winnick

Maurice Winnick

1902-1962
Dance band leader and television impresario
Sitter in 19 portraits
Daisy Wood

Daisy Wood

1877-1961
Music hall entertainer; sister of Marie Lloyd
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Samuel Woodin

William Samuel Woodin

1825-1888
Entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Miss Wynne

Miss Wynne

Performer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Madam Zomah

Madam Zomah

Psychic and music hall entertainer
Sitter in 2 portraits