Women on stage

Made:
1940-01-05 in United Kingdom
maker:
Saidman

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Women on stage A photograph of women on stage in their underwear at the Comedy Theatre in London
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A photograph of women on stage in their underwear at the Comedy Theatre in London, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 5 January, 1940.

A photograph of women on stage in their underwear at the Comedy Theatre in London, taken in January 1940 by Saidman for the Daily Herald.

These actors are appearing in 'The Bare Idea' - a morale-boosting play performed during the Second World War.

Two Saidman brothers, Reuben and Barnet, worked as staff photographers for the Daily Herald. Their photographs are simply stamped 'Saidman' on the reverse, making it difficult to tell which of the brothers took the photograph.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/H08464
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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