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Athene Seyler

(1889-1990), Actress

Sitter in 21 portraits
Encouraged by Sir Henry Irving to become an actress, Seyler made her professional debut as Pamela Grey in The Truants (1909). In the early 1920s she attracted attention in the Restoration revivals mounted by Sir Nigel Playfair at the Lyric, Hammersmith. She joined the Old Vic Company in 1933 where her roles included Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure, Mrs Frail in Love for Love and Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest.

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Athene Seyler, by Howard Instead - NPG Ax24978

Athene Seyler

by Howard Instead
bromide print, 1910s
NPG Ax24978

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124388

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 November 1916
NPG x124388

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18806

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 August 1922
NPG x18806

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18807

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 August 1922
NPG x18807

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18808

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 August 1922
NPG x18808

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x123470

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 October 1925
NPG x123470

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x123471

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 October 1925
NPG x123471

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x123472

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 October 1925
NPG x123472

Athene Seyler, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x123473

Athene Seyler

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 October 1925
NPG x123473

Athene Seyler, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14202

Athene Seyler

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1941?
NPG x14202

Athene Seyler, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x131749

Athene Seyler

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint on card mount, 22 December 1950
NPG x131749

Athene Seyler, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x26345

Athene Seyler

by Madame Yevonde
bromide print on velvet card mount, 5 January 1950
NPG x26345

Athene Seyler, by Vivienne - NPG x88032

Athene Seyler

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88032

Athene Seyler, by Vivienne - NPG x88033

Athene Seyler

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x88033

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Athene Seyler

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 14 October 1968
NPG x166099

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