Drawer display at Topsham Museum

These photographs capture the drawer display at Topsham Museum which contains several original artefacts that connect Vivien Leigh to Topsham.

The drawer contains:
  • a signed theatre programme for the play School for Scandal;
  • a photograph of Vivien Leigh and Leigh Holman from the 1930s;
  • a photograph of the pair on their wedding day in 1932;
  • a black and silver accessory with osprey feathers;
  • photographs of Suzanne Holman and Leigh Holman outside No. 25 The Strand in 1940;
  • envelopes addressed to Suzanne Holman when she was staying at No. 25 The Strand in 1939;
  • a photograph of Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind wearing the nightdress costume;
  • postcards send to Suzanne Holman from Vivien Leigh and her grandmother Gertrude Hartley when she was staying at No. 25 The Strand;
  • an ivory patch box inscribed with Vivien Leigh's name from 1949;
  • a plastic carrier bag containing a reproduction of the silk nightdress from the set of Gone with the Wind discovered at the Museum in 1992.
Subject Vivien Leigh
Source Topsham Museum
Date 2019-06-25
Format Photograph
Type Research process
Coverage 1930s-1960s