Lascelles, Charles (-1883)

Also known as
Charles Gray (-1883)
Gray, Charles (1840-1883)
Lascelles, Charles
Lascelles, Charles (1840-1883)
Lascelles, Charles Charles Gray (-1883)
Field of activity
Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Draughtsman; Singer; Pianist; Composer; Actor
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35666046
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-553269

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Charles Lascelles is an English / Australian Actor, Composer, Singer, who is mentioned in 3 events in the AusStage database

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Colonial era sketcher, caricaturist, actor, composer, pianist and singer who spent several years in Australia in the late 1860s and early 1870s.

sketcher, caricaturist, actor, composer, pianist and singer, whose real name was Charles Gray, toured Australia in 1868 as both accompanist and accompanying vocalist to the singer Anna Bishop. He later joined William Saurin Lyster’s Opera Company as 'chorus master, sometime prompter, expert in elaborate make-up, and occasional performer of subsidiary parts in English opera and leads in French opera bouffe’, Harold Love states. Having previously toured with Bishop in the East, Lascelles brought with him to Australia his sketchbooks of scenes in India, China and Japan. He was an avid sketcher and caricaturist, often drawing the members of the company on playing-card-size paper. A set of caricatures of the Lyster and Cagli opera troupe was praised in the Sydney Mail of 11 March 1871, the likenesses being considered 'admirable, with sufficient of caricature to make them amusing without being vulgar’. These drawings were photographed then hand-coloured by Lascelles and sold well in both Melbourne and Sydney. They include most of the company: Signors Neri, Dondi, Contini and Devoti, Signora Barratti, Miss Chambers and several members of the chorus. One of the most striking was considered to be that of the artist himself, 'who…without sacrificing the bearing of a gentleman, gave to his personnel a slight peculiarity by the way in which he wore his hat’. Lyster’s own copy of the series survives in a private collection (recorded as slides, English Department, Monash University). Kelly notes that his sketches of theatrical life were not only humorous but also 'sometimes scandalous’. As ...

  • 1868

Flourished

  • fl. c.1875 - c.1879

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  • National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • (see also) Bishop, Anna
  • (see also) Lyster, William Saurin
  • (see also) (2 coloured cards, Simonsen, conductor, and Fannie Simonsen as Maritana)

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  3. Australia Felix or, Harlequin Jackass and the Magic Bat
    Lascelles, Charles (Actor)
    [1873-12-26]
    A performance staged at the Prince of Wales Opera House, Melbourne, VIC
  4. Great Attraction!
    Lascelles, Charles (Singer)
    [1868-11-09]
    A performance staged at the City Hall, Newcastle, NSW
  5. The Yellow Dwarf and the King of Hawkin's Hill Gold Mines
    Lascelles, Charles (Actor)
    [1872-12-26]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre, Sydney, NSW

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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 22 January 1875 [Issue No.13] p 193

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. IK INSOLVENCY. In fcbe Insolvent Estate of Charles ... Lascelles, of Sydney, in tlie Colont of New South Wales, teacher of music. TAKE NOTICE, that on Thursday ... 131 words
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  2. The Federal Reversionary Investment and Financial Company (Limited) v. Traveller Henry Lascelles.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 29 April 1890 [Issue No.232] p 3458

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    ... LASCELLES RYRIE, late of 21 Seaforth Crescent, Seaforth, in the State of New South Wales, retired farmer and ... grazier, who died on 26th October, 1988, must send particulars of his claim to the executors, Charles ... 129 words
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