Bundle of photographs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/10/2/10
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 85.
  • Dates of Creation
      1929-1935 & n.d.
  • Physical Description
      11 pieces.

Scope and Content

A bundle of photographs, principally of other actors which were sent to or acquired by RD, many of them inscribed. Also includes a picture postcard and a drawing of RD. Contents are as follows: 

  • /1 Mounted profile portrait photograph of a man, inscribed from Edward Dunstan.
  • /2 Mounted portrait photograph of a woman, inscribed with a message of good luck from "your Little Partner Bertha".
  • /3-4 Two mounted photographs of an actor in eighteenth-century costume; taken by Warwick Brookes of Manchester.
  • /5 Mounted portrait photograph of an unidentified woman; taken at St Annes-on-Sea, Lancs.
  • /6 Mounted photograph of a woman, inscribed with best wishes from Ray Parry. Taken by Dobson of 132 Bold St, Liverpool.
  • /7 Mounted photograph of a man on a staircase, noted as "Vernon, 81 Highbury New Park".
  • /8 Large portrait photograph of actor Eugene Pallette (who acted with RD in The Ghost Goes West); inscribed to RD from Pallette.
  • /9 Half-length signed photograph of actress Jean Parker (dated 1935).
  • /10 Blank picture postcard showing a photograph of Marseille; sent to RD at 5 Meadway and postmarked 24 July 1935.
  • /11 Pencil drawing of RD in costume as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, accompanied by a quotation from the play, and signed by A[lfred] Sangster [dramatist] (Jan 1929).


These photographs form the second main grouping of prints which were originally stored in the same envelope as those in FRD1/10/2/6.