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Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

(1852-1917), Actor and theatre manager

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 57 portraits
Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, one of the great actor-managers of the period was renowned for his elaborate productions.

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Members of the cast of 'The School for Scandal', by Daily Mirror, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x8738

Members of the cast of 'The School for Scandal'

by Daily Mirror, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1909
NPG x8738

Cast members in 'The School for Scandal', by Daily Mirror, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x8740

Cast members in 'The School for Scandal'

by Daily Mirror, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1909
NPG x8740

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree ('Men of the Day. No. 477.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44498

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree ('Men of the Day. No. 477.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 12 July 1890
NPG D44498

"In Vanity Fair" (King George V, Prince Arthur of Connaught and 20 others)

by Unknown artist
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 November 1890
NPG D44518

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, by J. Ross - NPG D6660

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by J. Ross
coloured woodblock print, early 20th century
NPG D6660

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie - NPG D1255

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D1255

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie - NPG D18065

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D18065

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie - NPG D18066

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
lithograph, published 26 April 1905
NPG D18066

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree ('Men fo the Day. No. 1273.

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree ('Men fo the Day. No. 1273. "His Majesty's."')

by Frederick Drummond Niblett ('Nibs')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 5 April 1911
NPG D45603

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'Group from "Hypatia"'

by Alfred Ellis, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1 March 1893
NPG x9396

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