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FOOTLIGHT NOTES
no. 484

updated
Saturday, 23 December 2006

Christmas and New Year Greetings
from Footlight Notes

Gabrielle Ray / A Happy Christmas

Gabrielle Ray (1883-1973), English actress and dancer,
as So-Hie in the 'Chinese' comic opera, See-See,
Prince of Wales's Theatre, London, 20 June 1906.
The photograph as been altered by the Rotary Photographic Co Ltd of London,
probably in 1908, for issue as postcard no. XS.352 in its Rotary Photographic Series.

(photo: Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1906)

Christmas and New Year Greetings from Footlight Notes

Vesta Tilley in the title role of the pantomime,
Robinson Crusoe, Prince's Theatre, Manchester, early 1890s;
and Doris Stocker posing as Sleeping Beauty, circa 1909

(photos: Robinson & Sons, Dublin, early 1890s;
Bassano, London, circa 1909)

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