Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh home from Australia

Made:
16 November 1948

Central Press Photos Ltd. photograph titled 'The Oliviers are home again'. Caption on back reads: Sir Laurence and Lady Olivier photographed aboard the SS "Corinthic" at Tilbury this morning on their arrival home from a long and successful tour of Australia and New Zealand with the Old Vic Company. They were given a great reception everywhere. Sir Laurence is walking with the aid of a stick as a result of a fall he had while playing in New Zealand, and Lady Olivier has her initials (V.L. - Vivien Leigh) stamped on her handbag.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/30533
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford