Sir Laurence's Outdoor Part Tribute to Beerbohm Tree

Made:
17 December 1953

Planet News photograph titled 'Sir Laurence's Outdoor Part Tribute to Beerbohm Tree'. Caption on back reads: Londoners were able to hear Sir Laurence Olivier making a speech to-day without entering a theatre. It happened outisde Her Majesty's Theatre in the Haymarket, where Sir Laurence spoke a tribute to the memory of actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, the centenary of whose birth is to-day...Behind him is a plaque commemorating the fact that Sir Herbert opened the theatre in 1897. He died in 1917 at the age of 63.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30139
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford