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Lewis Waller
Neg. No: 1750
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: [1898]

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Sitter: Lewis Waller (stage name), William Waller Lewis (1860-1915).

Lewis Waller (stage name), William Waller Lewis (1860-1915)

 

Biog: Actor and Manager.

Role: Marcus Brutus.

Date: [1898].

Occasion: "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare, adapted by Mr. B. Tree; Her Majesty's Theatre, 22 January 1898.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.

Descr: HL.

Costume: White woollen toga.

Costume Designer: Alma Tadema.

Costume Supplier: Messrs. L & H Nathan (from drawings by C. Karl).

Jewellery: -

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who in the Theatre; P. Hartnoll (ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Theatre, 4th ed., Oxford, 1983, pp 878-9; The Times, 2 November 1915, p 11e.

Role: The Era, 29 January 1898, p 15a-b; The Gentlewoman, 29 January 1898, p 133; The Graphic, 29 January 1898, p 130; Lady's Pictorial, 29 January 1898, p 132b; The Queen, 29 January 1898, p 208c.

Occasion: Play programme (production file at Theatre Museum); The Era, 29 January 1898, p 15a-b; The Gentlewoman, 29 January 1898, p 133; The Graphic, 29 January 1898, p 130; Illustrated London News, 29 January 1898, p 149; Lady's Pictorial, 29 January 1898, p 132b; The Queen, 29 January 1898, p 208c; The Sketch, 9 February 1898, pp 90-1 (photo-reportage).

Costume: The Era, 29 January 1898, p 14d; The Queen, 29 January 1898, p 198b.

Costume Designer: The Era, 29 January 1898, p 14d; Illustrated London News, 29 January 1898, p 149; Lady's Pictorial, 29 January 1898, p 132a; The Queen, 29 January 1898, p 198; Play programme (production file at Theatre Museum).

Costume Supplier: Play programme (production file at Theatre Museum).

Jewellery: -

Reproduced: -

Published by S. Hildesheimer and Company, London and Manchester.

copyright Emory University - Published by S. Hildesheimer and Company, London and Manchester.

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