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Elisabeth Welch NPG x131701 Portrait Print

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© National Portrait Gallery, London

by Rolf

Born in New York, Welch made her Broadway debut in 1923 but left America in 1929 to work in Paris. There she met Cole Porter, later starring in his musical Nymph Errant (1933) in London. Settling in England, she became one of the great divas of the stage musical and further endeared herself to British audiences in the BBC Radio series Soft Lights and Sweet Music during the 1930s. She appeared in numerous films including Around the Town (1938), Over the Moon (1937) This was Paris (1942) and Fiddlers Three (1944). In her final screen appearance, dressed in gold, she delivered the torch song 'Stormy Weather' in Derek Jarman's adaptation of The Tempest, which has became an iconic moment in her career.

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Extra small 102mm x 153mm

Small 297mm x 210mm 

Medium 483mm x 329mm

Large 615mm x 432mm

Medium Canvas Shortest edge 297mm

Images are printed in their original proportions, within a white border, on the paper of your choice. Please note that a copyright line is included beneath the image (except on the Extra Small Photo, Medium Matt Fine Art and Canvas options) and the dimensions listed above are for the paper size only.

The Photo paper has a semi-gloss finish, ideally suited to reproductions of photographs, while the Art paper has a matt textured surface that works particularly well for reproductions of drawings, etchings and some paintings.

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