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Photograph - Quality Street

Quality Street

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1921 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Foulsham & Banfield, Ltd. (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.2812-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Photographic portrait of a scene featuring Cecil Trouncer as Lieutenant Spicer, Fay Compton as Phoebe Throssel and Nigel Bruce as Ensign Blades in Quality Street, at the Haymarket Theatre, 11th August 1921.

Physical description

Photographic portrait of a scene featuring Cecil Trouncer as Lieutenant Spicer, Fay Compton as Phoebe Throssel and Nigel Bruce as Ensign Blades in Quality Street, at the Haymarket Theatre, 11th August 1921. The photograph features a scene in which Compton (Throssel) is shown seated on a bench, with two men sitting on either side of her. She is leaning towards the figure on her right, her right hand, holding a closed fan, upraised. Both the men are turned towards her, as if competing for her attention.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

1921 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Foulsham & Banfield, Ltd. (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print

Dimensions

Height: 20.1 cm approximate, Width: 28.9 cm approximate

Object history note

Given to the Gabrielle Enthoven Collection by Horace Watson, 1933.

Descriptive line

Photographic portrait of a scene featuring Cecil Trouncer as Lieutenant Spicer, Fay Compton as Phoebe Throssel and Nigel Bruce as Ensign Blades in Quality Street, at the Haymarket Theatre, 11th August 1921

Materials

Photographic paper; Card

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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