Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh visit disabled servicewoman

Made:
17 January 1947

Planet News photograph titled 'Olivier and Vivien Leigh at 'And So to Work' Exhibition'. Caption on back reads: Laurence Olivier, Britain's favourite actor, and Vivien Leigh, his actress wife, paid a visit to the 'And So to Work' exhibition in Oxford Street, W. The exhibition illustrates what is being done to enable disabled Service men and women to lead useful lives. Photo shows -- Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier watchign a demonstration of occupational therapy (healing by correct activity of the patient) given by Miss Kathleen Peaty of Havant, Hampshire, a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force who contreacted infantile paralysis whilst serving in Britain.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30463
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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