Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

The Merry Widow – Second Anniversary Souvenir

Again my thanks to Graham Hoadly for initially sending me copies of Miss Ray as Frou Frou from his copy of this souvenir book and for sending a link which enabled me to obtain my own copy. The illustrations are by Talbot Hughes and the dresses designed by Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon).

April 11, 2012 - Posted by | Actress, Gabrielle Ray, Social History, The Merry Widow, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. […] few weeks ago I purchased a copy of The Merry Widow – Second Anniversary Souvenir and a copy of the First Anniversary Souvenir, I just purchased another copy of the First […]

    Pingback by The Merry Widow – First Anniversary Souvenir – 1908 « Gabrielle Ray | June 26, 2012 | Reply

    • Someone donated the above book, complete with pictures etc. in good condition.
      We are having a book fair and wondered what you might have paid for the book.
      Would be be better to take it to a book dealer?

      Thank you

      Comment by Nancy Klinger | May 31, 2015 | Reply

  2. Sorry, that was Second Anniversary Souvenir 1907-1909

    Comment by Nancy Klinger | May 31, 2015 | Reply

    • Hi Nancy, I can’t remember what I paid now probably less than £20 with the postage. I bought one copy from EBay and the other two from Abe Books, it might be worth looking to try and find an idea of their worth and perhaps try EBay with a reserve price. It’s a lovely book, good luck.

      Comment by summertime75 | May 31, 2015 | Reply

  3. […] The Merry Widow – Second Anniversary Souvenir […]

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  4. Ever so lovely! Thank you for sharing.

    Comment by Hedda Gabler | March 7, 2017 | Reply

    • I’m glad you like the book, I have three now, two from the first anniversary and one from the second, the colour plates are individually stuck into each book, they’re a lovely addition to my Gabrielle Ray collection

      Comment by summertime75 | March 7, 2017 | Reply

  5. I love that pastel one !!!!!!!!

    Comment by The Muscleheaded Blog | January 23, 2020 | Reply

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