13. Miss Winfred Emery as "Miss Elizabeth Linley" in Dick Sheridan."

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One cigarette card with illustration of Miss Winifred Emery

Text on the reverse of the card reads:

Heredity must surely have played a part in shaping the career of Miss Winifred Emery (Mrs. Maude), for her father, grandfather, and great grandfather were all, in their day, great actors, and she herself made her bow to her first audience at the age of 8 years, in Liverpool. She appeared In London in 1879, was at the Court Theatre with Wilson Barrett, and at the Lyceum with Henry Irving.Miss Emery, who is deservedly favourite with admirers of good acting, toured the United States and Canada several times with Irving's Company, and has played at all the principal theatres in London.