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Gordon Craig

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

(Edward Henry) Gordon Craig

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; Sir Donald Wolfit (né Woolfitt)

possibly by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, early 1948
NPG x136219

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Gordon Craig

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1955
NPG x22417

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Gordon Craig

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1955
NPG x9225

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Gordon Craig; Edoardo Cacciatore

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, August 1958
NPG x136183

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