Sunday, October 23, 2016

Recently discovered photo of Chaplin's mother

This newly found photo of Hannah in a stage costume was first published last year in Taschen's Charlie Chaplin Archives book. Date given is c.1885.


  1. Oh My Gosh Wow! The other day I was thinking if other photographs of Hannah exist. My what a pretty picture of her. I've been meaning to get my hands on the archive book, I definitely will now!

    1. Sadly there aren't too many new photos in the Archives book, at least for longtime fans. Besides this photo of Hannah, the only other new photo (to me) was a very sweet candid shot of Charlie and Edna on the set of "Work." Even though most of the photos in the book were pretty familiar I have not seen them so beautifully reproduced, and so clear. I was able to see details I had not noticed before. There is also plenty of archival material that will be new as well.

  2. OMG she's gorgeous! Who knew? Thank you Hannah for giving us your son!