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Celebrities of the London Stage: photographs by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published 1864-65


9 Portraits in set

A series of photographic portraits in character. 8 monthly parts, nos. 1-8, priced at 1s. 6d each. Published by Messrs. A. Marion & Son, Soho Square. Bound in red leather binding with biographies and advertisement. 8 carte-de-visite sized prints mounted on card pages. Sitters include: Charles James Matthews, Kate Bateman, Theodore Wachtel, Fanny Stirling, Edward Compton, John Baldwin Buckstone, Benjamin Webster.

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Fanny Stirling as Mrs Candour in 'The School for Scandal'

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1864; published 1864-1865
NPG x196210