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Pauline Chase

(1885-1962), Actress and dancer

Sitter in 52 portraits
American-born actress best known for her eight successive performances as Peter Pan. First appeared on the London stage with Edna May in The Girl From Up There in 1901. Chase was cast as the First Twin in the first production of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan in 1904 before succeeding Nina Boucicault and Cissie Loftus as the title role in 1907. Her record number of appearances was not matched until Jean Forbes-Robertson took on the role in the 1930s.

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Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101169

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 June 1908
NPG x101169

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101170

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 June 1908
NPG x101170

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101171

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 June 1908
NPG x101171

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101172

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 June 1908
NPG x101172

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x103865

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1908
NPG x103865

Pauline Chase, published by Davidson Brothers - NPG x198201

Pauline Chase

published by Davidson Brothers
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x198201

Pauline Chase as Peter Pan, by Bassano Ltd, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x198202

Pauline Chase as Peter Pan

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, late 1910s
NPG x198202

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x198204

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, late 1910s
NPG x198204

Marie Löhr (Lohr), Phyllis Neilson-Terry and Pauline Chase in 'The Amazons', by Foulsham & Banfield, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x197872

Marie Löhr (Lohr), Phyllis Neilson-Terry and Pauline Chase in 'The Amazons'

by Foulsham & Banfield, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, 1912
NPG x197872

Pauline Chase, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x101173

Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1913
NPG x101173

Pauline Chase, copy by Bassano Ltd - NPG x30965

Pauline Chase

copy by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, October 1934
NPG x30965

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Pauline Chase

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1907
NPG x151622

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