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Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

(1841-1926), Actor-manager

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 39 portraits
Bancroft's first appearance on the stage was in 1861 at Birmingham, and he played in the regions with success for several years. His first London appearance was in 1865 in J. P. Wooler's A Winning Hazard at the Prince of Wales's Theatre. This theatre was managed by Effie Wilton, whom he married in 1868. The pair continued as joint managers of the theatre.

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Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x204

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x204

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x550

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x550

Group of 29 actors, after Lock & Whitfield, and  Elliott & Fry, and  Fradelle & Marshall, and  Pierre Petit, and  Louis Bertin, and  Unknown photographers - NPG x132955

Group of 29 actors

after Lock & Whitfield, and Elliott & Fry, and Fradelle & Marshall, and Pierre Petit, and Louis Bertin, and Unknown photographers
woodburytype, late 1870s
NPG x132955

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by St James's Photographic Co - NPG x135390

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by St James's Photographic Co
carbon print, published 1883
NPG x135390

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Carson & Comerford - NPG Ax29219

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Carson & Comerford
woodburytype, published 1 July 1885
NPG Ax29219

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Carson & Comerford - NPG x203

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Carson & Comerford
woodburytype, published 1 July 1885
NPG x203

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Carson & Comerford - NPG x6405

Marie Effie (née Wilton), Lady Bancroft; Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Carson & Comerford
woodburytype, published 1 July 1885
NPG x6405

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Direct Photo Engraving Co Ltd, after  Barrauds Ltd - NPG x136662

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Direct Photo Engraving Co Ltd, after Barrauds Ltd
collotype, (circa 1885)
NPG x136662

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG Ax38304

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published October 1889
NPG Ax38304

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG x552

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published October 1889
NPG x552

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield), by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG x8452

Sir Squire Bancroft Bancroft (né Butterfield)

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published October 1889
NPG x8452

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