Bundle of photographs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/10/2/42
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 66.
  • Dates of Creation
      1939
  • Physical Description
      Sizes range from 11.5 x 17 cm to 20 x 25 cm. 20 pieces.

Scope and Content

Bundle of prints dating from RD's season with the Old Vic Company in 1939, relating in particular to his role as Romeo. These consist of: stage stills (/1-9 and /12-18); publicity shots of RD (/10 and /19); the well-known shot of RD in his Romeo costume, studying his lines outside the theatre (/11); and a shot of RD with Esmé Church and Sonia Dresdel from the Old Vic Company (/20).

/1-10 and /12-19 are by Angus McBean, 29B Belgrave Road, London.