John Gielgud as Romeo

Made:
1935
maker:
Cecil Beaton
Andor Kraszna Krausz Collection. Silver gelatin copy print made ca.1970s. Photograph by Sir Cecil Beaton of actor John

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Andor Kraszna Krausz Collection. Silver gelatin copy print made ca.1970s. Photograph by Sir Cecil Beaton of actor John
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Silver gelatin copy print made ca.1970s. Photograph by Sir Cecil Beaton of actor John Gielgud (1904-2000) in the role of Romeo in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". New Theatre, London. Gielgud alternated the roles of Romeo and Mercutio with Laurence Olivier in 1935.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5131/10236
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Focal Press Collection, National Science and Media Museum/ Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby's