Edna May
The Belle of New York.....and the worlds # 1 resource on EDNA MAY

INDEX - home page
...Edna May
...Family and Friends
...Bible transcripts
...a list of Edna's plays
(amateur, professional, charity)
The Belle of New York
...Images of The Belle
...New York review (1897)
...London review (1898)
...Listen to Edna sing
Edna's Book
...The Casino Girl in London - By Herself.
In Her Own Words
...Quotes from Edna
...Name's / signature's
...Recommended websites
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May 2017
Excellent Cabinet Card images, courtesy of Shirley Nicholson.

December 2016
Amazing Journal/Scrapbook courtesy of Cliff King.

January 2016
Building family tree of Oscar Lewisohn's immediate family.
Building a list of all plays Edna has been in (amateur/professional/charity).
Added image of The Little Church Around the Corner.
Added theatre program from Three Little Maids.
Added theatre program from The Girl From Up There.
Added images of Edna's sister, Jane.

June 2015
Added image of Edna's sister, Marguerite (image from 1904 Burr McIntosh magazine).
Striking photo's of Edna promoting Salvation Joan.
Added image of Carl Blenner's portrait of Edna from 1901.

March 2015
Added article on RMS Lusitania and Edna from 1915.
Added image of Vitagraph Studios courtesy of Marc Wanamaker/Bison Archives.

November 2014
Added new header on pages - black and white image of Edna in The Belle of New York from 1898.

July 2014
Added images of Edna's 1898 book titled "The Casino Girl in London".

April 2014
Redirected our www.TheBelleOfNewYork.com website directly into the Edna May website, thereby, keeping them together "under the same roof."

December 2013
The Edna May website has relaunched with a new look and much more news.

October 2013
An incredible set of embedded images of the original production of The Belle of New York and the Casino Theater. With courtesy of the Collections of the Museum of the City of New York.
An incredible set of embedded images of the National Conservatory of Music of America, where Edna was a pupil in 1895. With courtesy of the Collections of the Museum of the City of New York.

September 2013
Fascinating Bible transcripts from Edna's aunt have been submitted by Karen Bailey.
Spotlight on the 1916 silent film "Salvation Joan", starring Edna May.

August 2013
A stunning picture of Jane - Edna's younger sister and lifelong companion has been submitted by Paul Cox.

January 2013
Click here for photo's and details of the grave site of Edna's father and brother in New York.

November 2012
A picture of George A. Schiller (actor in The Belle of New York), and an amazing cloth of over 100 actor signatures have been submitted by Chris Donner.

September 2012
Click here for photo's and details of the grave site of Edna May (and her sisters and mother) in London. Click here for photo's and details.

November 2011
The Charles Frohman website has now been launched
A picture of Edna's lifelong ladies maid - Georgina Walker - has been submitted by Lynne Copping.

October 2011
The Roy Atwell website has now been launched

September 2011
The Belle Of New York website has now been launched

April 2011
Edna May-Superstar has been published....
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Spotlight on The Belle of New York
-- Casino Theater, New York 1897
-- Shafstbury Theatre, London 1898, 1899
-- A story of hope and reform. Of love and sacrifice.
Spotlight on Salvation Joan
-- A 1916 Vitagraph production
-- Silent, black and white
-- A story of society - the Salvation Army in the underworld and the workings of the American Secret Service

"Edna May-Superstar"
-- by C. Pascoe
-- ISBN 9780986853005
-- 104 pages, illustrated, 22cm, 1st edition
-- published 2011
the only book published on Edna May.

"An Edwardian Bachelor -
Roy Sambourne 1878-1946"
-- by Shirley Nicholson
-- ISBN 0 901657 30 1
-- 120 pages, illustrated
-- The Victorian Society, 1999
life long friend of Edna's.
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