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A selection of portraits with representations of characters from the stage or in writing. See also: 'Film-shots and stage sets' (Theme), 'Masks and disguises' (Dress), 'Fancy Dress' (Dress).

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Sir Harry Lauder, by Cavendish Morton - NPG P494

Sir Harry Lauder

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1904
NPG P494

Sir Henry Irving as Dubosc in 'The Lyons Mail', by James Ferrier Pryde - NPG 6567

Sir Henry Irving as Dubosc in 'The Lyons Mail'

by James Ferrier Pryde
pencil and gouache on paper laid on board, circa 1906
NPG 6567

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1352

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1352

Nellie Melba as Marguerite in 'Faust, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P299

Nellie Melba as Marguerite in 'Faust

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
bromide print, 1920s
NPG P299

Lily Brayton, by Winifred Cécile Dongworth - NPG 5032

Lily Brayton

by Winifred Cécile Dongworth
watercolour on ivory, 1921
NPG 5032

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

Sybil Thorndike

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

Charles Laughton, by Anthony Wysard - NPG 6121

Charles Laughton

by Anthony Wysard
pencil and gouache, 1936
NPG 6121

Leslie Henson, by Angus McBean - NPG P1301

Leslie Henson

by Angus McBean
vintage bromide print, 1938
NPG P1301

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, by Angus McBean - NPG P893

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1938
NPG P893

Irene Vanbrugh as Catherine of Braganza, by Germaine Kanova (Kahn) - NPG P300

Irene Vanbrugh as Catherine of Braganza

by Germaine Kanova (Kahn)
bromide print, 1940
NPG P300

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann, by Angus McBean - NPG P61

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1950
NPG P61

Angus McBean, by (Leslie) Roy Hobdell - NPG 6962

Angus McBean

by (Leslie) Roy Hobdell
oil on canvasboard, 1951
NPG 6962

Margot Fonteyn, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(32)

Margot Fonteyn

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1957
NPG P490(32)

Dick Emery, by Barry Fantoni - NPG 6778

Dick Emery

by Barry Fantoni
pencil and gouache, 1960s-1970s
NPG 6778

Ann Maureen Jenner, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1192

Ann Maureen Jenner

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 28 November 1976
NPG P1192