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Photographs: Flower Family, Stratford-upon-Avon


Loose photographs from the collections of the Flower family of Stratford-upon-Avon. Various copyright entitlements exist. Please check with the Collections Department.

The photographs have been numbered individually, but the majority are not individually listed:

1: Photograph of Edgar Flower outside the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, taken by Sir Benjamin Stone, c.1899

2-3: Photographs of sketch by Edgar Flower for proposed Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

4: Photograph of Archibald Dennis Flower by H. J. Whitlock, Birmingham [c.1900]

5-15: photographs of Fordham Flower in infancy: 6 months to 2 years: includes two with his mother Florence

16-26: photographs of Fordham Flower between the ages of 7 and 18: includes photograph with his brother John Kean and sister Evadne, c. 1911; photograph of pupils and staff of West Downs House, Winchester College, c.1914; 3 studio portraits by Marion Neilson, New Bond Street, c. 1920; 2 studio portraits by Dorothy Wilding, Old Bond Street, c. 1922

27-34: 7 photographs portraits of Fordham Flower in army uniform, including two outsize studio portraits by Peter North, in the dress uniform of the 9th Lancers c.1925-1945

35: two photographs of pencil drawing of Fordham Flower, signed 'Leo Arthur Robitschek, Jerusalem 1943'

36-57: miscellaneous army photographs of Fordham Flower, 1926 - 1946: includes part of his army identity card, issued 18 April 1944

58: photograph of Fordham Flower with his father Sir Archie, c.1948

59: photograph of Sir Archie Flower, Fordham Flower, Levi Fox and others at tree planting, c. 1949

60-61: 2 studio portraits of Fordham Flower by Fayer, c. 1955

62: photograph of Fordham Flower, Hersey Flower (?ELizabeth Flower) talking to Peter Hall, c. 1960

63: Wide angle lens photograph by Angus McBean of the Royal Shakespeare Company assembled on the stage of the theatre, with Fordham Flower at front, 1961