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Lily Elsie – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 28th February 1903

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 12th January 1927

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Lily Elsie – The Daily Telegraph – 11th June 1950

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Lily Elsie – The Sketch – Wednesday 3rd July 1929

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Lily Elsie – The Bystander – Wednesday 3rd August 1921

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Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656A)

 

Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656 a)

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Lily Elsie – Pamela (J. Beagles 139 V)

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Lily Elsie – Mavourneen – The Tatler – Wednesday 1st December 1915

Another enthusiastically – welcomed return to the stage has been that of Miss Lily Elsie, who charmed us all for so long at Daly’s Theatre.

 

The Tatler – Wednesday 1st December 1915

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Emmie Wehlen – The Graphic – Saturday 10th April 1909

A CHARMING EASTER EGG-THE NEW “MERRY WIDOW”

 

Miss Emmie Wehlen is now taking the title role in the popular Daly’s piece, Miss Lily Elsie having had to retire to Biarritz to recruit. Miss Wehlen is German by birth, and as late as October last knew not a word of English, which now she speaks with the utmost fluency. Photograph by Dover Street Studios.

The Graphic – Saturday 10th April 1909

 

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Lily Elsie (Rotary 1656 O)

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