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535 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Film-shots and stage sets'

A selection of portraits relating to the stage and cinema. See also: 'In Character' (Dress) and 'Science, appliance and technolgoy - Photography and film (Accessory)..

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Edmund Kean, by James Northcote - NPG 6088

Edmund Kean

by James Northcote
oil on canvas, 1819
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6088

Gordon Craig, by Edward Steichen - NPG P228

Gordon Craig

by Edward Steichen
photogravure, 1913
NPG P228

Frederick Delius, by Edvard Munch - NPG 5415

Frederick Delius

by Edvard Munch
lithograph, circa 1922
NPG 5415

Sybil Thorndike, by Bertram Park - NPG P140(41)

Sybil Thorndike

by Bertram Park
bromide print, 9 February 1928
NPG P140(41)

John Gielgud, by Gilbert Adams - NPG P140(32)

John Gielgud

by Gilbert Adams
bromide print, 1933
NPG P140(32)

Ronald Colman, by Ted Allan (Theos Alwyn Dunagan) - NPG P239

Ronald Colman

by Ted Allan (Theos Alwyn Dunagan)
bromide print, 1935
NPG P239

Zena Dare, by Angus McBean - NPG P888

Zena Dare

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1938
NPG P888

Laurence Olivier, by Laszlo Willinger - NPG P236

Laurence Olivier

by Laszlo Willinger
bromide print, 1940
NPG P236

Sir Ralph Richardson, by Angus McBean - NPG P66

Sir Ralph Richardson

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1947
NPG P66

Anatole de Grunwald, by Angus McBean - NPG P889

Anatole de Grunwald

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1948
NPG P889

Sir Frederick Ashton, by Cecil Beaton - NPG P869(2)

Sir Frederick Ashton

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print on white card mount, 1950
NPG P869(2)

John Osborne, by Bob Willoughby - NPG P139

John Osborne

by Bob Willoughby
bromide print, 1957
NPG P139

Richard Lester, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1051

Richard Lester

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, July 1966
NPG P1051