Wednesday, 18 July 2018

432) Ellen Terry

Dame Ellen Terry (1847 – 928). English actress, who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. Sister of Fred Terry.

- "Renowned for her voice and striking looks, and blessed with her stunning red hair, Ellen went on to become Henry Irving’s leading lady, being greatly admired for her sensitive portrayals of Shakespearian heroines."http://virtualvictorian.blogspot.it/…/gown-made-of-beetle-w…


- "The dress, transforming the beautiful red-haired actor into a cross between a jewelled serpent and a medieval knight, was the talk of the town after the first night.https://www.theguardian.com/…/ellen-terry-beetlewing-gown-m…






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