Lily Elsie (April 8, 1886 – December 16, 1962) was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era. In 1920, Elsie moved with her husband to the Gloucestershire village of Redmarley D'Abitot, spending ten more years away from the stage, which she had always found stressful, and enjoying social events and fox hunting. She returned to theatre & her last show before retiring was Ivor Novello's successful The Truth Game back at Daly's Theatre in 1928–1929.

I was so inspired by Elsie's photographs that I will be using them as the basis for my photographs that I will be doing later on for my final project to emulate the Edwardian era.


"Hey Pretty Lady: Lily Elsie - Blush And Jelly". Blush and Jelly. N.p., 2016. Web. 12 Nov. 2016.

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