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WALLER, LEWIS
Neg. No: 2286b
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 02-03-1900

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

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Biog: Actor and Manager.

Role: Lysander.

Date: 2 March 1900.

Occasion: "A Midsummer Night's Dream", a revival of Shakespeare's play, Her Majesty's Theatre, 10 January 1900.

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

Descr: HL

Costume: -

Costume Designer: Percy Anderson.

Costume Supplier: -

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: Light visible on the right.

No of poses: 2.

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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, 13 January 1900, p 13a.

Occasion: The Era, 13 January 1900, p 13a-b.

Costume: -

Costume Designer: The Era, 13 January 1900, p 13a.

Costume Supplier: -

Reproduced: -

Additional Information: -

Acknowledgements: -

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