- Sitter: Miss Maud Danks (1877-1957) [later Mrs Harold Felmingham Russell m 1903, div 1912)
Singer and actress.
25 February 1899, p 527
Miss Maude Danks, a brilliant young artist, only made her début
two years ago, she has already won golden opinions, and has become quite
a favourite with the music-loving public. She has received a most excellent
and careful musical training, and possesses a fine soprano voice, which
she uses with charming effect. Both in London and the provinces she
has appeared at important concerts with great success. Indeed, she sings
with the grace, finish, and perfect enunciation of a true artist. Miss
Danks has recently returned from Paris, where she has been studying
with the great master, M. Bouhy.
21 June 1899, p 386
Maude Danks. She has just recently joined Mr Edwardes' company as one
of the Society girls in "A Gaiety Girl" at Daly's Theatre.
She has already wom a position for herself as a concert-singer. Later
on in the season she will go on tour as the Princess Antonia in "A
13 February 1899.
The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
H & S.
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Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
of photographer at work: -
of poses: 4
V&A Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.
Born: 16 Dec 1877 in Brockley, St Paul Deptford, Kent 1
Died: 6 Dec 1957 in Oxford, Oxfordshire 2
Probate: 27 Jan 1958 in District Registry, Oxford (Will) 3
Occupation: Actress, vocalist
Father: Charles Ferdinando Smithers Danks
Mother: Eliza Anne Fredericka Holland ADDRESSES Brockley, Kent 1877-1879
88 Wickham Road, Brockley (St Peter), Deptford, Kent 1881
104 Wickham Road, Brockley (St Peter), Deptford, London 1891-1892
118 Ashley Gardens, Westminster (St Margaret), London 1901
Sussex 1906 Crayford, South Lancing, Sussex 1916
Lonsdale Hotel, Lonsdale Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent 1957
Husband: Harold Felmingham Russell Married: Q Dec 1903 in Newhaven Reg.Dist., Sussex 4, Divorced: 1912
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Occasion: Madame, 1 April 1899, p 19.