Record

LevelFonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS502
TitleImages of Noël Coward
Extent5 items
Date[1920s-1970s]
DescriptionTwo full-length portrait photographs and one three-quarter length photograph depicting Noël Coward, all signed. Also includes a pencil sketch of Coward and accompanying postcard image from which the sketch appears to have been taken.
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered readers
LanguageEnglish
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Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistorySome of these photographs appear to have been taken by Maurice Adams Beck, an English commercial photographer who in the 1920s worked for prestigious clients and, when working for British Vogue, often worked with Helen MacGregor.

Source: www.luminous-lint.com/ accessed 25/10/2007
Custodial HistoryThese items were formerly part of the Herbert Schimmel Noël Coward and Ivor Novello collections
AcquisitionPurchased from Bertram Rota, Catalogue 291, 1999, lots 409-412
Archival NotePapers arranged and described by Beth Cutts, January 2017, in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description (ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; and in-house cataloguing guidelines.
Related MaterialArchive collections relating to Noël Coward, and held at the Cadbury Research Library, include:

Noël Coward Collection: papers, 1911-2000. Finding Number: COW;
Papers relating to Noël Coward: papers, [20th century]. Finding Number: MS69;
Material relating to Lila Field's 'The Goldfish': papers, 1911. Finding Number: MS158;
Correspondence sent to Claude Ray relating to Noël Coward: papers, [mid-20th century]. Finding Number: MS188;
Papers of Gladys Calthrop: correspondence, 1927-1979. Finding Number: MS201;
Noël Coward Theatre Programmes: programmes, 1913-1991. Finding Number: MS491;
Gladys Calthrop costume drawings: framed drawings, 1934. Finding Number: MS492;
Noël Coward Posters: posters, 1968-1986. Finding Number: MS497;
Noël Coward and Ivor Novello Cuttings: newspaper and magazine cuttings, 1943-1996. Finding Number: MS498;
Patricia Hollender Collection: correspondence, 1951-1978. Finding Number: MS500;
Play scripts relating to Noël Coward: scripts, [c 1911-c 1950]. Finding Number: MS501;
Images of Noël Coward: images, [1920s-1970s]. Finding Number: MS502;
Noël Coward's 'Present Laughter', typescript for radio adaptation: script, [1956]. Finding Number: MS788;
Photographs of Noël Coward and friends, [1920s-1930s]. Finding Number: MS987.