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Margaret Morris

(1891-1980), Dancer, teacher, choreographer and painter; wife of Scottish artist John Duncan Fergusson

Sitter in 5 portraits
Scottish dancer and teacher; she developed her own free style of dancing, opening a school in London (1910), establishing the Margaret Morris Movement (1925) and founding the Celtic Ballet (1947) and two Scottish National Ballets, in Glasgow (1947) and in Pitlochry (1960). She was married to the painter, J. D. Fergusson.

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Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG P391

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1922
NPG P391

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG P392

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, 1924
NPG P392

Margaret Morris, by Walter Benington - NPG x128743

Margaret Morris

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1918
NPG x128743

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG x131936

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
vintage bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x131936

Margaret Morris, by Fred Daniels - NPG x133209

Margaret Morris

by Fred Daniels
modern print from original negative, 1920s
NPG x133209

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