Cooper 1888 - 1971
to the Gladys Cooper 'on postcard' web site. This
site is dedicated to the life and career of the stage
actress Gladys Cooper
particular emphasis on the many collectable vintage picture postcards
featuring the actress.
the early 1900's the sending of postcards as a means of communication
became the standard medium of conveying short messages. The
popularity of postcards rocketed as they were cheap and reliable and
up to seven postal deliveries a day. People bought them to
keep as souvenirs as well as to send to friends.
Cooper was widely acclaimed as one of the great beauties of the stage
& screen. She also became famous for her appearance
on many picture postcards issued during the postcard boom of the early
By the time she had reached her late twenties she
was to appear on thousands of different postcards.
the huge public fascination with Gladys,
her daughter Joan and son John would also appear
on picture postcards either posed alongside Gladys or featured by
featuring Gladys Cooper and her family are generally easy to find and
are quite affordable. However, some are now quite
and are highly sought after by her many collectors and can attract
very high prices.
images featured on these pages come from my own collection of postcards
& memorabilia. None of the images have been taken
of the postcards or images featured here are for sale. This
been put together purely to provide information and interest to other
postcard collectors, particularly collectors of Gladys Cooper
postcards. Hopefully it will be a help when referencing your
images can be located and viewed using the 'Postcards' menu
at the top of
this page. Here you will find a list of postcard publishers
have issued images on postcard of Gladys Cooper and her
Click on a publisher to be taken to an index of reference numbers of
the postcards issed by that publisher. Click on the reference
numbers to reveal the appropriate postcard image(s).
'Rotary Photo' was the main publisher of Gladys Cooper postcards,
therefore, most images will be found under this link.
the top of this page you will also find links to a Biography of
Cooper and a schedule of Appearances
made throughout her career.
These are not complete, and will be constantly updated.
have many more postcards featuring Gladys Cooper
shown on the site. These will be added when time allows, so
please keep calling back.
you have any comments to make about the web site or if you
have any further useful information on any of the postcards
featured, then please feel free to contact me via the link at
the bottom of this page. Also, a special thank you if you have taken
the time to sign my 'Guestbook'
or to email me.
site is constantly being updated so please call back.
Established October 2008 - 2016