LYDIA WEST : PRETTY BRITISH STAGE ACTRESS : 1904 AND 1907

POSTCARD 1  (SOLD)

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These vintage real photo postcards feature theatre actress, Lydia West. I believe she is British but I am unable to confirm her nationality. In fact, I could find little information about this pretty stage performer. I was able to locate a photograph of Miss West, in costume for her performance in the musical comedy, “Florodoro” (1899). The photo appeared in the theatre magazine, “Play Pictorial”. Research also discovered a Play Program for a play in which West was part of the cast. She played one of twelve butterflies in “My Darling” (1907). The play was co-written by actor, Seymour Hicks, and was produced at the Hicks Theatre. Marie Studholme, a very well known stage actress was in the production.

Postcard 1 was published by Rafael Tuck & Sons. The card was part of the “Celebrities of the Stage” series (no. G 1028). The photo studio that produced West’s portrait was Johnston & Hoffmann. The postcard is in fair condition (see scans) and is priced accordingly. This postcard’s postmark reveals that the card was mailed in 1907.   SOLD

Postcard 2 This postcard was published by Rafael Tuck & Sons. The card was part of the “Celebrities of the Stage” series (683). The photo studio that produced West’s portrait was Biograph Photo. The card is hand colored. The postcard is in good condition (see scans). This postcard’s postmark reveals that the card was mailed in 1904.  

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2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. What a gorgeous dress!

  2. The book I have about Edwardian actresses suggests that she was English


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