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Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656 W)

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Lily Elsie – The Truth Game – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 27th October 1928

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Lily Elsie – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 2nd September 1911

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Lily Elsie – The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News – Saturday 11th September 1915

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Lily Elsie – A Chinese Honeymoon – The Play Pictorial – 1904

Some scans from a copy of The Play Pictorial of Lily Elsie in the role of Princess Soo Soo at the Old ‘Royal’ Strand Theatre,

Lily Elsie (Misch & Co. 4019 – 5)

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 17th January 1912

 With the Smiling Aid of Miss Lily Elsie: Captain Ian Bullough Drinking the Health of the Foxhounds from the Loving-Cup Presented to him by Members of the Hunt.

Mrs. Ian Bullough (Miss Lily Elsie), Captain Ian Bullough, and the Huntsman.

MISS LILY ELSIE IN A NEW ROLE: MRS. IAN BULLOUGH AND HER HUSBAND AT A MEET OF THE MUSKERRY FOXHOUNDS.

The photographs illustrate a meet of the Muskerry Foxhounds, at Oakgrove, co. Cork, the residence of the Master, Captain Ian Bullough. It will be recalled that Captain Bullough married Miss Lily Elsie, the well-known musical- comedy star, of “Merry Widow” and other fame, in November of last year. He is a son of the late John Bullough, of Meggernie Castle, Glen Lyon, Perthshire, and the Isle of Rhum, Argyll. Mrs. Bullough’s maiden name was Elsie Cotton. She is a daughter of the late Charles William Cotton, theatrical manager.

The Sketch – Wednesday 17th January 1912

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Lily Elsie – The Tatler – 27th November 1912

 

Lily Elsie (J. Beagles 179 M)

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 19th June 1912

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Lily Elsie (J. Beagles 139 R)

Now some of my purchases

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Mavourneen – The Tatler – Wednesday 10th November 1915

MISS LILY ELSIE’S DOUBLE

Owing to her husband’s departure for the front Miss Lily Elsie was unable to appear in last Wednesday’s performance of “Mavourneen,” at His Majesty’s Theatre. Her part was played by Miss Violet Graham, who, as shown above, bears a striking resemblance to Miss Elsie Claude Harris

The Tatler – Wednesday 10th November 1915

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