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Sir Charles Blake Cochran

(1872-1951), Impresario

Sitter in 23 portraits
Impresario, theatrical producer and showman, Cochran was inspired to a lifelong passion for the theatre after an early visit to the pantomime Sinbad the Sailor. Twice bankrupt for his business activities, he mounted nearly 120 productions between 1914 and 1935. He achieved success with Max Reinhardt's spectacular production of The Miracle (1911) and the revues he presented at the Ambassador's Theatre and London Pavilion. From 1925 to 1934 he collaborated with Noel Coward on a series of musical shows.

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Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG 5224(5)

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink and pencil, 1934
NPG 5224(5)

Group including Sir Charles Blake Cochran, Raymond Hitchcock, Lallie Charles and Herbert Carr, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68997

Group including Sir Charles Blake Cochran, Raymond Hitchcock, Lallie Charles and Herbert Carr

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68997

Group including Lallie Charles, Herbert Carr, Raymond Hitchcock and Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68998

Group including Lallie Charles, Herbert Carr, Raymond Hitchcock and Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68998

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Fayer - NPG x194066

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Fayer
bromide print, late 1920s
NPG x194066

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Howard Coster - NPG x1794

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1929
NPG x1794

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Howard Coster - NPG x10522

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Howard Coster
10 x 8 inch film negative, 1929
NPG x10522

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x12168

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 June 1932
NPG x12168

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x12169

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 July 1932
NPG x12169

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x12170

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 July 1932
NPG x12170

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x12171

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 July 1932
NPG x12171

Dorothy Dickson; Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x76566

Dorothy Dickson; Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide print, 17 June 1939
NPG x76566

Sir Charles Blake Cochran; Doris Zinkeisen; Honoria Plesch, by Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x184324

Sir Charles Blake Cochran; Doris Zinkeisen; Honoria Plesch

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, 2 April 1946
NPG x184324

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Sport & General Press Agency Ltd - NPG x184325

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, 24 September 1946
NPG x184325

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32937

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32937

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