Pre 1897 thumbnails

Neg. No: GP (L) 1201A
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: NONE

Sitter: Miss Margaret Halstan (stage name), Mrs. John Hartman Morgan née Clara Maud Hertz (1879-1967).

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Biog: Actress; daughter of Henry Antony Hertz; m (1905) Brig-Gen John Hartman Morgan (1876-1955), political journalist.

Role: Octavia.

Date: c. August 1897.

Occasion: "Antony and Cleopatra", the Olympic Theatre, May 1897.

Location: The Lafayette studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: FL standing.

Costume: Toga.

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Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; studio "stone' column.

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Evidence of photographer at work: Reflector screen to the right of the plate.

No of poses: 2 (see also neg no 1201).

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Who's Who in the Theatre; The Times, 10 January 1967, p 12f.

Role: -

Occasion: The Queen, 28 August 1897, p 392a; Who's Who in the Theatre, 8th ed, London 1936, p 724a.

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Reproduced:The Queen, 28 August 1897, front page; (version) The Sketch, 4 July 1900, p 487.

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