Awards, Tributes and Commemorative Tokens

Scope and Content

Contains certificates and tributes awarded to Vivien Leigh throughout her career. The following awards have been integrated into the V&A Theatre and Performance collections: L'Académie du Cinéma Award, 1966 (S.2197-2014); Antoinette 'Tony' Perry Award for Tovarich, 1963 (S.2199-2014); 2 circular medallions presented to Vivien Leigh commemorating the re-opening of the Burgtheater, Austria, 1955 (S.2200-2014 and S.2201-2014); Metal, wood and plastic-framed plaque commemorating the 30th anniversary of Vivien Leigh's death, commissioned by an 'admirer', 1997 (S.2195-2014); Rectangular metal award presented to Vivien Leigh by the City of Paris, 1951 (S.2194-2014); Circular metal medallion presented to Vivien Leigh depicting the head of Paul-Louis Weiller, 1965 (S.2214-2014); Rectangular metal plaque probably for the door of a dressing-room to be used by Vivien Leigh (S.2214-2014).