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no. 439

Saturday, 11 February 2006

'A Very Merry Merry Widow Party Leaving for the States'

Lily Elsie and her grandmother, Alexandra Carlisle and Joseph Coyne
and party at a London railway station, 1907/08

Lily Elsie, Alexandra Carlisle, Joseph Coyne et al

top centre, left to right: Lily Elsie, Alexandra Carlisle, Joseph Coyne;
foreground, standing: George Graves with Miss Elsie's grandmother;
with, second from left, William Lestocq, Charles Frohman's London manager

(photo: unknown, London, 1907/08)

Lily Elsie (eat your heart out, Kate Moss)

Lily Elsie (1886-1962), English musical comedy actress and singer,
star of the first London production of The Merry Widow, Daly's Theatre, 8 June 1907

(photo: Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1907/08)

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