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Title:Ashwell, Lena (1872-1957): Actress
Description:Ashwell, Lena (1872-1957): Born Lena Margaret Pocock, she grew up in Canada and studied music in both Lausanne and the Royal Academy of Music in London before taking up acting.  In 1891, she debuted in The Pharisee. In 1895, she appeared in King Arthur with Dame Ellen Terry and Sir Henry Irving.  Ashwell went on to appear in a number of Shakespeare productions.  In the 1900-1901 season, she played at the Adelphi in Bonnie Dundee and as Lygia in Quo Vadis.
1st Performance:Mar 10, 1900
Theatre:Adelphi
Source:Via Wikipedia: Rotary postcard featuring a photograph of actress Lena Ashwell. Date likely late 1890s or 1900s. By Alexander Bassano (1829–1913). http://www.flickr.com/photos/42399206@N03/5270108802/, Mar 10, 1900

 

Via Wikipedia: Rotary postcard featuring a photograph of actress Lena Ashwell. Date likely late 1890s or 1900s. By Alexander Bassano (1829–1913). http://www.flickr.com/photos/42399206@N03/5270108802/, Mar 10, 1900

 



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Originally published by Greenwood Press as The Sans Pareil Theatre 1806-1819, Adelphi Theatre 1819-1850: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers, 1988, and The Adelphi Theatre 1850-1900: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers and Management, 1992.
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