Cigarette card for the week ending
Saturday, 28 June 2008

Nancy Girling (fl. late 19th/early 20th Century),
English actress and singer

Nancy Girling

Nancy Girling

(photo: Bassano, London, circa 1902)

This halftone cigarette card of Nancy Girling was issued in the United Kingdom about 1902 with Morris's cigarettes. Miss Girling appeared a number of times in London productions, including as Valleda in the musical comedy Florodora (Lyric, 11 November 1900), as Nina Weasel in the short lived comic opera Ladyland, starring Geraldine Ulmar (Avenue, 12 December 1904), as Divonne in David Belasco's play Zaza (Queen's, 7 October 1912), and as the Canoness in the play The Padre, with John Le Hay and Basil Gill (Lyceum, 22 May 1926).

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