• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003753

Gwen Friend theatrical photographs and programs, ca. 1920-1961 / various photographers

  • Repository State Library of New South Wales
  • Reference PXE 1260; PXA 1545
  • Date Range 1920 - 1960
  • Description

    PXE 1260 Collection of photographs of actors and productions, with program for “Bye Bye Birdie”. PXA 1545/Box 1 Collection of photographs of actors, productions and programs titled “Variety”. Family photographs. PXA 1545/Box 2 Collection of photographs of actors and productions titled “Singer-Dancers Men”. PXA 1545/Box 3 Collection of photographs of actors and productions titled “Children Boys”. Actors include Yvonne Banvard (known as Fifi), Gwen Plumb, Ruth Cracknell, Gordon Chater, Mo (Roy Rene), Grant Taylor, David Nettheim, Trader Faulkner, William Rees, June Clyde. Also includes photographs of Gwen Friend and Sir William McKell. Shows include Dream girls (Minerva Theatre), Bye Bye Birdie, Streets of London (Hobart), Good luck (Hobart), Nude with violin (New Zealand), Eureka Stockade, Ah, Wilderness (Hobart), Monday Next (Hobart), Bye Bye Birdie (Her Majesty’s Theatre. Forms part of Gwen Friend papers, 1903-1965 re the theatre and Fifi Banvard Productions at MLMSS 3403.

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Friend, Gwen (1923 - 2016)