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(Edward Henry) Gordon Craig

(1872-1966), Theatre director, designer and wood-engraver, son of Ellen Terry

Sitter in 24 portraits
Director, stage designer and writer (Edward Henry) Gordon Craig was the son of actress Dame Ellen Terry. He established a reputation as a leading actor in the 1890s before directing and designing a number of highly acclaimed productions around the turn of the century, including Hamlet for Stanislavsky's Moscow Art Theatre (1912). As a writer on theatrical aesthetics, directorship and acting as well as in his practical ideas for the staging of plays, Craig's influence was considerable. He is perhaps best remembered for his Modernist writings on theatre.

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Gordon Craig, by Edward Steichen - NPG P508

Gordon Craig

by Edward Steichen
gum platinum print, 1908
NPG P508

Gordon Craig, by Edward Steichen - NPG P228

Gordon Craig

by Edward Steichen
photogravure, 1913
NPG P228

Gordon Craig, by Edward Steichen - NPG P509

Gordon Craig

by Edward Steichen
platinum print, 1920
NPG P509

Gordon Craig, by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG 5224(6)

Gordon Craig

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
ink and pencil, circa 1928-1936
NPG 5224(6)

Gordon Craig, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax9362

Gordon Craig

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1 February 1890
NPG Ax9362

Edward Gordon Craig, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x6476

Edward Gordon Craig

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1911
NPG x6476

Gordon Craig, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG x133157

Gordon Craig

by E.O. Hoppé
silver bromide print, 1911
NPG x133157

Gordon Craig, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG x132913

Gordon Craig

by E.O. Hoppé
modern print on sepia-toned Veribrom paper, 1911
NPG x132913

Gordon Craig, by Unknown photographer - NPG x194252

Gordon Craig

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1920s
NPG x194252

Gordon Craig, by David Lees - NPG x126687

Gordon Craig

by David Lees
vintage bromide print, 1948
NPG x126687

Gordon Craig, by David Lees - NPG x126681

Gordon Craig

by David Lees
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG x126681

Gordon Craig, by David Lees - NPG x126686

Gordon Craig

by David Lees
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG x126686

Gordon Craig, by David Lees - NPG x126688

Gordon Craig

by David Lees
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG x126688

Gordon Craig, by David Lees - NPG x126689

Gordon Craig

by David Lees
vintage bromide print, 1950
NPG x126689

Gordon Craig, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14053

Gordon Craig

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1962
NPG x14053

Gordon Craig, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40074

Gordon Craig

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, May 1962
NPG x40074

Gordon Craig, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40075

Gordon Craig

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, May 1962
NPG x40075

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