Mode Maven

An occasional series of photographs, depicting London thespians and other fashionable types, c1900.

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No 11: Miss Jessie Preston as Robinson Crusoe at the Grand Theatre, Islington

Miss Jessie Preston as Robinson Crusoe

No 10: Mr Chas Lauri as the Masher Poodle

Mr Chas Lauri as The Masher Poodle

No 9: Miss Katie James as a doll

Miss Katie James as a doll

No 8: Miss Violet Evelyn as Sinbad

Miss Violet Evelyn as Sinbad

No 7: Miss Rosie Dearing in “The Man in the Moon”

Miss Rosie Dearing in "The Man in the Moon"

No 6: Miss Syliva Gerrish, Madison Square, New York

Miss Syliva Gerrish, New York

No 5: Mr Charles Danby as Roberts in “The Lady Slavey”

Mr Charles Danby as Roberts

No 4: Mr Scott Russell as Berbicao in “Mirette”

Mr Scott Russell as Berbicao in "Mirette"

No 3: Miss Lily Harold; The Prince in “Dick Whittington”, Drury Lane

Miss Lily Harold in "Dick Whittington", Drury Lane

No 2: Mr Lewis Waller “The Wife’s Secret”

Mr Lewis Waller in "The Wife's Secret"

No 1: Arthur Playfair as Corporal Harold in “His Excellency”

Arthur Playfair as Corporal Harold in “His Excellency”