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Gracie Fields

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    24/02/1928 (photographed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1600-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photographic portrait of Gracie Fields by Bassano Ltd., 1928.

Physical description

Photographic portrait of Gracie Fields by Bassano Ltd., 1928. Fields is posed standing wearing a long dress with lavish and heavy beading.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

24/02/1928 (photographed)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print

Marks and inscriptions

'Bassano Ltd. / 38, Dover Street. / W.'
Printed in raised type on the mount.

'GRACIE FIELDS / Wearing a dress / designed and made / by herself. / Please return to / W.S.Meadmore / 23 South Hill Park / Gardens / London.'
Typewritten on a printed sticker affixed to the reverse.

'off neg. 9J1432'
Written in pencil on the sticker label on the reverse.

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Width: 21.5 cm

Descriptive line

Photographic portrait of Gracie Fields by Bassano Ltd., 1928

Production Note

There is another print in the National Portrait Gallery collection.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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