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Charles Coborn (1852–1945) by unknown photographer [in costume for the Monte Carlo song] Mander & Mitchenson Theatre Collection

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Coborn, Charles [real name Colin Whitton McCallum] (1852–1945), music-hall entertainer and songwriter, was born Colin Whitton McCallum on 4 August 1852 at 25 Sydney Square, Mile End, London, the son of Colin McCallum (1799–1872), shipbroker and freeman of the City of London...

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Elliott, George Henry (1882–1962), black-face minstrel and music-hall entertainer, was born on 3 November 1882 at the George and Dragon inn, Blackwater Street, Rochdale, Lancashire. His publican father, Henry, was locally well known as a pianist, while his mother, Alice (née Gray)...

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Tilley, Vesta [real name Matilda Alice Powles; married name Matilda Alice de Frece, Lady de Frece] (1864–1952), music-hall entertainer, was born in Commandery Street, Worcester, on 13 May 1864, the second of the thirteen children of Henry Powles (c.1842–1889), a china painter with theatrical ambitions, and his wife, ...

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Vesta Tilley (1864–1952) by Brown, Barnes & Bell V&A Images, The Victoria and Albert Museum