Postcard of the week ending
Saturday, 12 July 2008

Ethel Sydney (fl. late 19th/early 20th Century),
English musical comedy actress and singer

Ethel Sydney

Ethel Sydney

(photo: unknown, probably London, circa 1902)

This real photograph novelty 'large letter' postcard was published about 1905 in the Rotary Photographic Series (no. 702) of the Rotary Photographic Co Ltd of London. The main photograph is of the well known English musical comedy actress, Ethel Sydney as she appeared as Nancy Staunton (in succession to Florence Collingbourne and others) in The Toreador, which opened at the Gaiety Theatre, London, on 17 June 1901.

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