Celebrity for the week ending
Saturday, 3 May 2008

Esmé Percy (1887-1957),
English actor and theatrical producer,
as Britannicus, with Phyllis Embury as Octavia,
in H. Beerbohm Tree's spectacular production of
Stephen Phillips's poetical play, Nero,
His Majesty's Theatre, London, 25 January 1906

Phyllis Embury and Esmé Percy

Phyllis Embury as Octavia and Esmé Percy as Britannicus
in Stephen Philips's Nero,
His Majesty's Theatre, London, 25 January 1906

(photos: unknown, london, 1906)

The original negative of this photograph survives in the Lafayette collection of negatives at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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